ESL (English as a second language) Tutor


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Transition HouseCambridge, MA 02139


Job Title: Volunteer ESL Tutor

Purpose: Provide ESL tutoring for adult learners. Tutors will collaborate with clients and staff to assess each learner’s needs and how best to address them.

Location: Cambridge, MA

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess learner’s level of English proficiency.
  • Select materials and approaches suitable for the student’s ability and needs.
  • Foster affirming relationships and sustain appropriate boundaries.
  • Maintain a safe environment and confidentiality.
  • Be on time and consistent.

Time Commitment: A minimum commitment of three months is required. Tutoring schedules will vary depending on the student’s needs and the tutor & student availability.

Qualifications: Must be a native speaker or have a formal bilingual education. Must have strong organizational & time-management skills. Previous ESL tutoring experience (personal or professional) preferred. Must be dependable, flexible, patient, and able to relate well to a diverse group of people. Resume, background check & references required.

Support: A general orientation for this position will be provided. A staff member will be on-site and available for questions and assistance. Space for tutoring sessions will be provided.

Age Requirement: 21+

If interested, please contact Amanda Thorne at .


  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Hatian / Creole
  • Spanish
  • Tutoring

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum commitment of three months is required.

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