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Help Refugees Learn English

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ORGANIZATION: Immigration and Refugee Services of Catholic Charities

  • 8 people are interested
Students From All Over The World
Our students may come from many different countries, cultures, and languages but the one thing that unites them is their desire to learn English.

Position Title: Volunteer ESL Classroom Aide/Tutor

Purpose Statement:

Provide support to Catholic Charities English language instructors by working one-on-one or in small groups with adult ESL students to practice their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.

Reports to: Volunteer Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or current enrollment in a Bachelor’s Program
  • One year of teaching experience preferred but not required
  • Clearances Required: State Police, FBI Criminal Background, and Child Abuse Clearances
  • Fluency in the English language (no other languages required)
  • Transportation to teaching site

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in initial tutor training and attend ongoing professional development meetings
  • Collaborate with ESL instructor to plan meaningful lessons for students
  • Meet one-on-one or in small groups with learners for at least three hours a week
  • Speak English during class time
  • Provide a caring and non-threatening environment for learners
  • Maintain a consistent weekly schedule and inform instructor if unable to attend

Skills Needed:

  • Flexibility
  • Patience
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Planning and Organizational Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills

Location and Scheduling:
Volunteers are needed for morning classes Tuesdays (9:30-11:30 AM), and evening classes Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (6:00 - 8:00 PM). Currently meet virtually, subject to change.

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About Immigration and Refugee Services of Catholic Charities

Location:

939 E Park Dr., Suite 102, Harrisburg, PA 17111, US

Mission Statement

To help refugees and immigrants in the Harrisburg area find safety, peace, and fulfillment.

Description

Immigration and Refugee Services is a Catholic Charities program located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We provide a wide range of social and educational services to immigrants, refugees, visitors, and non-English speakers. There are four main services provided by Immigration and Refugee Services: refugee resettlement, immigrant and refugee women empowerment, refugee job placement, and English as a Second Language courses. Services are offered free of charge to all individuals.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

939 E Park Dr. Suite 102Harrisburg, PA 17111

(40.27441,-76.81396)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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