English Innovations Tutor


(47.714813,-122.203125)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Apr 16, 2018 06:00 PM - Thu Jun 21, 2018 08:30 PM

Where

Kirkland, WAKirkland, WA 98034
Bringing English and Digital Literacy Together!

About

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 10-week duration of class cycle
-Attend an tutor orientation (location + date TBD)

If you are interested in becoming an English Innovations Tutor, please email kristen@weareoneamerica.org.

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 evening class session (2.5 hrs.) per week

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