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International Rescue Committee2925 Niagra St.Suite 6Turlock, CA 95382


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Under the supervision of the Vocational English as a Second Language Instructor, classroom aides will teach English classes to newly arrived refugees. This position is ideal for someone studying with a TESOL certificate or who is currently studying ESL.

Under the supervision of the Vocational English as a Second Language instructor, classroom aides will assist with individual instruction in English classes to newly arrived refugees.


IRC Modesto office (1209 Woodrow Ave., Ste. C4, Modesto, CA 95350) and/or IRC Turlock office (2925 Niagra St., Suite 6, Turlock, CA 95382)

Time Commitment:

Minimum 6 hrs/week for at least four months. Longer volunteer commitments encouraged.

  • Assist with group sessions and one-on-one sessions with ESL training materials
  • Help students with vocabulary and pronunciation
  • Make copies of instructional materials when needed

English fluency is required. Ideal candidates will have tutoring experience or experience in education; students who are pursuing a certificate in TESOL are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Fill out an application online. If you're a good fit for this opportunity, someone will be in touch with you.


  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 6 hrs/week for at least?four?months.

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