English Innovations Tutor


Cause Areas


Thu Jun 01, 2017 - Fri Dec 08, 2017


14012 132nd Ave NEKirkland, WA 98034

Bringing English and Digital Literacy Together!


OneAmerica is recruiting tutors for their English Innovations Program in Kirkland, WA. Be part of a movement to advance immigrant integration in your community while strengthening your facilitation and leadership skills. All tutors will work one-on-one and in small groups to mentor and encourage students in gaining digital literacy skills as well as practicing spoken English.

Tutor Responsibilities:

  • Tutor and mentor a small group of five students to help them see the class through fruition
  • Assist adult immigrant learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
  • Facilitate small group conversations
  • Help facilitate in-class activities (with opportunities to lead lessons and create lesson plans)
  • Conduct follow-up with students to encourage attendance and participation
  • Provide information and referrals to students transitioning out of EI class
  • Encourage and motivate learners via email and Skype outside of class

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Complete volunteer application and background check process
  • Attend a 2-hour pre-service orientation, plus occasional ongoing volunteer training
  • Interest in immigrant communities and sincere desire to support others in achieving their goals
  • Ability to establish a relationship based on respect, with sensitivity to persons of different backgrounds
  • Basic knowledge of technology (internet, email etc.) and digital literacy
  • Previous tutoring experience a plus
  • Ability to speak native language of students (Spanish, Arabic, Hmong, Vietnamese, Russian, Portuguese) a plus

Time Commitment:

Minimum weekly time commitment of one evening class session (2.5 hrs.) for 12-week duration of class cycle; Optional 30-60 min/weekly digital communication (Skype, Email) with students outside of class.


  • English
  • Tutoring
  • Vietnamese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 evening class session (2.5 hrs.) per week
  • Optional 30-60 min/weekly digital communication (Skype, Email) with students outside of class

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