Teaching assistants for ESOL Professional Communications classes


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Tue Sep 12, 2017 05:30 PM - Thu Dec 07, 2017 08:00 PM


Massachusetts General Hospital55 Fruit St.Boston, MA 02114


JVS will run professional communications classes for MGH research fellows who are non-native English speakers to help them improve pronunciation and conversation skills. Volunteers will facilitate group activities, correct pronunciation, help students with conversation practice, and more. The lead teacher will provide supervision and materials to volunteers.

Class schedule:

Prof. Comm ESL Level 4

Days: Tuesdays

Times: 5:30-8:00

Schedule: September 12 - December 5 (no class Thanksgiving week)

Prof. Comm ESL Level 5

Days: Wednesdays

Times: 5:30-8:00

Schedule: September 13 - December 6 (no class Thanksgiving week)

Prof. Comm ESL Level 6

Days: Thursdays

Times: 5:30-8:00

Schedule: September 14 - December 7 (no class Thanksgiving week)

Volunteer qualifications: Patience and understanding of adult learners. Willingness to work in group setting with non-native English speakers. Interest in helping MGH research fellows improve their pronunciation and conversation skills. Professionalism.

Program/Department Overview:

JVS works with employers to develop and customize training and education services for their employees at their location. Based on the employers’ business and workforce development goals, JVS will provide: English language classes (for non-native speakers), adult basic education, pre-college classes, customer service training, effective communication classes, supervisory training, computer classes, and medical terminology classes. Employer partners include CVS, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Legal Sea Foods, Hebrew Senior Life, Partners Healthcare, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Mass General Hospital, and many more.


  • Adult Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 1/2 hours per week September through December

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