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3358 Cesar Chavez StSan Francisco, CA 94110


Position Objective: This position inspires, coaches and supports immigrant workers on-the-job so they develop skills and tactics to fulfill and improve their work performance.

This position is part of a volunteer team that supports the operations of the worker center and the worker collectives. It is directed to transforming the lives of low-wage immigrant workers at a personal level, in order to develop leaders who can promote the dignity of their work and transform the industries in which they work.

Time Commitment:

  • Coaches and coachees decide on a schedule that works for them both. Generally, the time commitment is 2-4 sessions per month for one hour each. And the duration can be 3, 6 or 9 months. And some coaches choose to stay on for much longer. And still other coaches take pauses to attend to other commitments and return to working with their coachee.

Benefits of Participation:

  • Professional development for supervising and motivating other workers

  • Increased earning potential

  • Opportunity to make a positive impact for immigrant workers

  • Manageable time commitment


  • To inspire, coach and support workers in:

    • Reading and replying to e-mail messages written in English

    • Utilizing smart phones, office phones, and digital organizers as work tools

    • Having phone conversations in an organized and professional manner

    • Managing and using google calendars and outlook for scheduling events

    • Utilizing Google Docs, Sheets, Drive, Voice, and/or similar tools to produce written documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc. in English

    • Conducting job-related functions that can vary according to each specific job

  • Fulfill documentation expectations of the program: logs, sheets, reports, scorecards, etc.

  • To evaluate worker’s skills development and suggests additional trainings and supports

Desired Skills:

  • Highly developed communication skills and lots of patience

  • Highly proficient in the English language and computer skills

  • Commitment to social justice, specifically women’s and immigrant rights

  • Compassionate and caring approach to supporting immigrant workers

  • Ability to work in a democratic decision-making model with staff and members

  • Highly motivated and extremely organized


  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours a week

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