ESOL Teaching Assistant for Refugees


Cause Areas


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


75 Federal St.3rd FloorBoston, MA 02110


Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays 9:00am-1:00pm


Help teach Level 1 or 2 Vocational English class for refugees, political asylees and immigrants. All students are adults and have conversational English skills. Topics include improving English and communication skills to obtain employment, job search and job retention techniques, orientation to the American workplace, financial literacy and life skills.


  • Related experience teaching or tutoring English learners
  • Interest in working with people of various linguistic, cultural, religious, ethnic and national backgrounds.
  • Ability to speak other languages not required but welcome.
  • Good communication and organizational skills.

Program/Department Overview:

JVS’s Refugee Services has provided direct employment services to local refugee populations for over 40 years. These services are offered to refugees, political asylees, Cuban and Haitian entrants, certified victims of human trafficking, and other work-authorized immigrants. Services include job search assistance, resume and interview preparation, cultural orientation, pre-employment vocational English language classes, job placement and follow-up, and post-employment support. Over 80% of our participants are hired per year and our 90% job retention rate is higher than similar job placement agencies in Boston. To achieve these outcomes, JVS partners with over 1,400 employers in hospitality, retail, agriculture, education, health care, sales, manufacturing, and business; and supports participants in finding and maintaining gainful employment that can lead to successful careers.


  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • General Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 9am-1pm on Tues/Wed/Thurs

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