ESOL/Citizenship Teachers, Tutors, Class Assistants and Conversation Group volunteers needed asap!


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


One State StreetSuite 800Boston, MA 02109


Education Services Volunteer Opportunities

(To apply for any of the roles listed below, please send your resume to Thank you.)

Overview of Education Services:

Volunteering in Education Services offers a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in immigration and social justice issues to become part of a team of people dedicated to helping immigrants integrate smoothly into their new communities. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a positive difference in the lives of many immigrants and to learn new skills and to gain a deep appreciation for a diverse range of cultures. Education Services provides many services, including ESOL classes, Citizenship Education, and Career Advancement classes. The ability to build relationships with a diverse range of people is key for any role in this department. The IIIC is committed to delivering quality and innovative services in a compassionate, sensitive, and respectful manner.

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

  • ESOL/Citizenship Instructor/Tutor (individual or small group)
  • ESOL/Citizenship Teachers and Class Assistants
  • Conversation Class Facilitator

Both AM and PM classes will be offered, so please reply with your preferred availability.


Teacher, class assistants, Conversation class assistants:

Tuesday and Thursdays from 6:00-8:30pm

Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:30pm


Tues and Thurs in the AM: 9:30am - noon (some evening spots available possibly)

Ideal start date: ASAP - some now and some starting in January


ESOL/Citizenship Teacher/Tutor Responsibilities:

  • Tutor students preparing for the naturalization exam
  • Provide instruction in basic ESOL, civics, geography, U.S. History, and interview prep for the N400.
  • Basic lesson planning, is coordination with the already in place curriculum


  • Strong U.S. History, Civics, U.S Geography background
  • Experience with N400 questions, preferred
  • ESOL teaching experience, preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable teaching multi-level, English learners
  • Ability to speak English fluently, required

Please note class assistants do not need all of the above skills and qualification. They must possess a desire to assist immigrants, and have experience in some of the above - they do not need to have ESOL teaching experience.

Conversation Class Facilitator


  • Co-facilitate English conversation class on various topics
  • Engage each student verbally to strengthen spoken English proficiency
  • Create a warm and comfortable environment so all participants feel welcomed
  • Co-teach pronunciation, vocabulary development, and sentence structure to English language learners


  • Experience with English language learners highly desired
  • Commitment to upholding the IIIC’s high standard of quality education
  • Bilingual preferred, but not required
  • Excellent communication skills


Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

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