ESL Instructor - Brookdale Village Senior Center


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


131 Beach 19th StFar Rockaway, NY 11691



The ability to understand English is an important skill. Facilitate a class that allows seniors to practice speaking, reading and writing English to help them prepare for the US Citizenship Exam.


  • Lead a weekly class in ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • Create lessons suitable for people with varying knowledge of English
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff
  • Experience teaching ESL
  • Experience working with seniors is helpful, but not required
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patience
  • Knowledge of Russian is helpful, but not required
  • Comfort leading a group of varying levels

  • Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one day a week during business hours
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.


  • History
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English
  • Russian

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • once a week, weekday business hours

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