Help! We need ESL tutors for the fall!


Cause Areas


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


1520 E. 15th StreetOakland, CA 94606


Position Title: ESL Tutor

Area/Program Focus: Refugee Support Services, Welcoming the Stranger

Supports: Site Coordinator, Refugee Support Services Staff

Position Summary: The ESL Tutor will primarily instruct small groups of students at beginner level on speaking, reading, and writing English. Prior experience teaching and tutoring in some capacity is strongly preferred, but not required. Individuals with a passion for assisting immigrants and low-income families in our community are strongly encouraged to join the ESL Tutoring team.

Essential Responsibilities:
* Lead small group or one-on-one lessons in English syntax, vocabulary, and pronunciation
* Occasionally contribute lesson plans and activities to ESL class’ curriculum
* Occasionally support class administrative tasks including student registration

Success Metrics:
* Attend ESL classes on scheduled days
* Receive an overall positive performance review
* Contribute to lesson plans and activity curricula

Core Skills:
* Culturally competent; proven ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with persons from cultures and/or belies other than one’s own
* Self-directed and self-starter
* Very good communication, both virtual and in-person

* Must complete a Live Scan background check that is for by Catholic Charities
* Must complete a brief online training in recognizing and reporting abuse
* Must volunteer at least 2 hours per week for at least 3 months
* Classes are offered Monday - Thursday, 10 AM - 12 PM

Agency Culture: Every year, Catholic Charities of the East Bay moves thousands of youth, individuals, and families from Crisis to Stability to Prosperity through 3 primary program areas: "Fostering Self-Sufficiency" provides services designed to strengthen families and increase income to livable wages; "Welcoming the Stranger" offers legal immigration, refugee relocation, and refugee employment services; "Healing Trauma" delivers immediate and sustained support to victims of crime, especially those impacted by community, domestic, and family violence, as well as mental health treatment to students and adolescents experiencing multiple, ongoing incidences of trauma.


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

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