Day Time Literacy Instructors Need for Fall! Apply Now!


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Tue Sep 05, 2017 - Thu Dec 21, 2017


161 Washington AveSecond FloorAlbany, NY 12210

Changing Lives Through Literacy


Literacy New York Greater Capital region is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing confidential instruction by trained staff and volunteers to individuals who wish to improve their reading, writing, math, and/or English fluency skills.

Anyone looking to volunteer in a fulfilling position that makes a difference is welcome to apply.


  • Provide classroom instruction on the subject of the course according to the curriculum (Literacy ESL and Beginner ESL).
  • Play an active role in helping learners achieve their goals.
  • Monitor and report attendance and progress, and address issues in a timely manner.
  • Use a variety of activities and instructional methods to motivate students.
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings.


  • English language fluency and strong command of English grammar.
  • Knowledge of a second language is helpful, but not required.
  • Experience teaching, tutoring, or mentoring preferred.


  • Training - training in lesson planning, classroom instruction, and classroom management.
  • Schedule - minimum commitment of 4 hours per week, additional hours available if desired. Fall semester runs Sept 5 - Dec 21.
  • Literacy ESL Monday-Thursday 10:00-10:50
  • Beginner ESL Monday and Wednesday 11:00-1:00
  • Location - Albany Public Library on Washington Ave
  • Please do not respond to this opportunity if you are not available at the specific times listed above, but keep an eye out of additional opportunities in the neat future!
Please contact us ASAP about this fantastic opportunity to give back to your community!


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

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 to 6 hours per week for 16 weeks

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