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Memorial Assistance Ministries - West Campus

  • 109 people are interested
ESL Class

If you're compassionate, fluent in English, and can volunteer for 3 or 4 hours per week, we want YOU to help a small group of Houston adults learn to speak English. You'll meet some amazing people, experience the joy and fulfillment of helping others succeed, and know that you're making Houston a better place for all of us!

NO prior teaching experience or second language is required. We have transitioned our ESL classes to meeting remotely. If this volunteer opportunity is for you, we'll train you (remotely, two 2-hour sessions, free), match you with a small group of adult learners and support you as you get started on the exciting and hugely rewarding activity of helping your neighbors learn English as a second (or third!) language (ESL).

Our on-site tours are currently suspended due to COVID-19. If you're interested, please fill out this Google Form (copy & paste URL into browser):

https://forms.gle/F6JfqmV35EsWHucRA

And,
w hile it’s currently possible to volunteer from anywhere, we really value connecting learners and volunteers within the Greater Houston area. Something special happens when we’re all working together to benefit the (same) greater community.

Please get in touch for further information, including how to get involved in a COVID-conscious way once we're able to return to in-person classes. Kindly check your spam account for our reply. Sometimes messages are blocked by email filters.

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About Memorial Assistance Ministries - West Campus

Location:

2424 Wilcrest Dr, #120, Houston, TX 77042, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) is to ensure that families have the means to meet their basic needs, providing immediate assistance and intervention to help clients who are in crisis. Clients receive emotional support and encouragement and are actively engaged to reflect on the underlying cause of the crisis and empowered to work towards a stable future. MAM volunteers and case managers ensure that clients are linked to MAM programs and other appropriate community services, so that they can achieve their goals of becoming engaged members of our Houston community.

Description

We offer programs enabling long-term financial self-sufficiency, assist families facing financial crisis avoid homelessness, ensure children an improved school experience, facilitate client access to other support networks, and provide value to our member congregations and the community. Our philosophy of service is one of personalized support, believing that every client is capable, creative, and whole. To get a bigger picture, visit: www.mamhouston.org/impact

Volunteers work one-on-one or with small groups of adults (many of whom are learning English). We equip and empower our volunteers: providing training, resources, and plenty of support. Volunteers have flexibility when selecting a schedule from a variety of options - we work with you to find the best fit, so get in touch to learn more!

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2424 Wilcrest, Suite 120Houston, TX 77042

(29.73889,-95.57265)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 weeks (2 hours, 2x/week) OR 16 weeks (3 hours 1x/week)
  • 4-hour training session (free, many dates to choose from)

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