Facilitate Immigrant Integration in the Bay Area by Serving as a Citizenship Class Teaching Aide!


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When

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

Where

Building Skills Partnership3411 East 12th St.Suite 200Oakland, CA 94601

About

VOLUNTEER TO HELP IMMIGRANT SERVICE WORKERS GAIN THEIR CITIZENSHIP AND IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE!

Teaching Aides needed to assist instructor in a class to help low-wage janitors and other service workers prepare for citizenship exam & other requirements. Teaching Aides will help answer students' questions, lead activities, and work with small groups of students.

Our Organization: Building Skills Partnership (BSP) is a statewide non-profit collaboration between the California janitors' union (SEIU-USWW), community leaders, and responsible businesses to build a strong future for building service workers, their families, and communities by advancing skills, opportunities, and self sufficiency.

Volunteer Skill Requirements: Patience, enthusiasm, respect for other cultures, and flexibility. Commitment and dependability. Spanish speaking skills and teaching experience helpful, but not required.

Class Schedule: Saturdays from 10am-12pm starting January 21, 2017

Location: SEIU-USWW Office - 3411 E. 12th St., Suite 200, Oakland, CA (Next to Fruitvale Bart Station)

Benefits: As a volunteer at BSP you will receive training and acquire skills in teaching Citizenship, gain knowledge about the issues facing newcomer families, and learn about the social services and other resources available to immigrants and low-wage workers in the Bay Area counties. You will also develop skills with intercultural literacy and communication, interpersonal skills, and professional development. BSP is a registered 501(c)(3) and volunteer hours can count towards fulfilling a community service requirement, or boosting a resume.

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Availability at least once a week for at least 4 m
  • We are looking for kind, passionate, enthusiastic, communicative, motivated and committed volunteers

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