Enjoy foreign languages and working with children? Volunteer with Hooray for Languages!


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


Newport CountyNewport, RI 02840


Hooray for Languages is seeking volunteers with a basic* knowledge of Spanish.

Where: Newport County, RI
When: Four seasonal sessions run approx. 8 weeks each for 30 minutes/week
Who: Children range in age from 12 months - 8 years

Visit www.hoorayforlanguages.org/volunteer for more information and to apply.
Contact Anne Nichelson at anne@hoorayforlanguages.org with any questions.

The volunteer commitment is easy...
* Teach for 30 minutes/week for 8 weeks
* Orientation/volunteer training
* Pre-prepared curriculum and materials
* Support from Hooray for Languages along the way
* A classroom teacher, assistant, or organization representative will be present.

Hooray for Languages is a Rhode Island 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to enrich young children's lives through foreign languages. We engage community volunteers to teach 30-minute classes on a weekly basis at child care centers, nursery schools, libraries, summer camps, and community centers.

* You have had at least one semester of high school Spanish, or you are a native speaker.


  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Spanish
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 minutes/week
  • You have never been charged with violence or any type of charge involving a child or young person.

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