ESL Classroom Assistant

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Lutheran Services in Iowa

  • 28 people are interested

Volunteers in LSI's Community Based ESL program support language and cultural training to newly-arrived and former refugees in community-based English classes, career readiness training, and citizenship preparation

Key responsibilities

  • Support the lead teacher in administering their lessons in a variety of ways including but not limited to participating in demonstrations, leading activities in small groups, and working one-on-one with individual students
  • Communicate respectfully with students when engaging in repeat activities and topics to give students an opportunity to master the content
  • Adjust plans, techniques, and/or approaches to meet the learning styles of the students and follow the instruction of the lead teacher with the ultimate goal of helping students become independent learners
Time commitment
  • Classes are offered at a variety of times and locations during the week
  • We ask that volunteers commit to at least one class (2 hours) per week for at least one session (4-12 weeks)
  • Classes are offered at a LSI's office on University, Capitol Hill Lutheran Church at Des Moines and E 5th, and Goodwill of Central Iowa on SE 14th St.

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Community Education & Literacy Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


3200 University AvenueDes Moines, IA 50311



  • English
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18

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