ESOL Teaching Assistant, Lynn

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JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

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JVS 2017

Responsibilities:

Assist the teacher of vocational English class for immigrants and refugees by working with individuals and small groups of students who need extra support. 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.

Class is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 9:30am-12:30pm. As a volunteer, we respectfully request one class a week.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • ESOL teaching or tutoring experience preferred, but not required.
  • Comfortable working with low level English language learners.
  • Fluency in English preferred.
  • Interest in working with people of various linguistic, cultural, religious, ethnic and national backgrounds.
  • Empathy for the challenges of learning a new culture and a new language.


Program Description:

English for Advancement provides vocational English classes and job search services to non-native English speakers at sites in Lynn, Lawrence, East Boston, Roxbury and Dorchester whose goal is to find employment. In addition to English classes, clients receive career coaching including job search assistance, resume and cover letter writing and interview preparation.

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About JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

Location:

75 Federal St. 3rd floor, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02110, US

Mission Statement

JVS empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces.

Description

Our Impact

For 75 years JVS has been helping people secure financial independence through educational and employment services. Each year, JVS empowers more than 21,000 individuals through more than 36 services that guide clients on a pathway to meaningful employment; some of which include educational testing, skills training, English for Speakers of Other Languages, job search training, career counseling, Adult Basic Literacy and Adult Diploma Program instruction, citizenship education and financial literacy.

For several years, JVS has been recognized as a leading agency in the workforce development field, serving individuals such as professional-level job seekers, entry-level employees, welfare recipients, individuals with disabilities, refugees, immigrants, and career changers, and partnering with employers to help fill vacancies and provide the education their employees need to ascend their career ladders.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

29 Curwin TerraceLynn, MA 01902

(42.4706,-70.9436)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3hr/week: Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri 9:30a-12:30p

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