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International Institute of New England - Manchester

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The International Institute of New England is currently offering volunteer tutoring positions in support of its English for Employment and Employment Services programs to members of the community with an interest or experience in serving refugee, asylee and immigrant populations. Tutors will assist adult students for a minimum of one hour per week in individual or small group tutoring sessions to provide individualized support to ESOL students in order to build comfort and competency in English. Teaching experience is preferred but not required. Training and materials are provided.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Review weekly English for Employment lessons and materials
  • Review weekly Cultural Orientation and Workforce Orientation curricula
  • Present standard American English language clearly and serve as a linguistic model for students
  • Communicate effectively with students by articulating clearly, selecting vocabulary, and assessing comprehension by varying methods
  • Maintain accurate attendance and progress records
  • Establish and maintain rapport, credibility, and working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Explain grammar in an easy-to-understand way without overwhelming tutees
  • Listen actively and effectively in order to identify and solve problems, facilitate learning for students, and build student confidence
  • Act as a role model for students

Qualifications:

  • Interest in international, refugee and asylee issues
  • Excellent communication
  • Maturity in dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to work respectfully in a multicultural environment
  • Patience speaking with non-native English speakers/non-English speakers

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About International Institute of New England - Manchester

Location:

470 Pine St, Lower Level, Manchester, NH 03104, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the International Institute of New England is to invest in the future of our cities and towns by preparing refugees and immigrants for participation in the social, economic and political richness of American life through active citizenship.

Description

The International Institute of Lowell was founded as part of the John Street YWCA in 1919, and in 1924, the International Institute of Boston was established at the YWCA then located at 12 Newbury Street. The Institutes separated from the YWCA in 1935, and over the ensuing decades hundreds of community groups, individuals, corporations, and foundations joined forces with the International Institute to help new Americans integrate into New England. The International Institute of New Hampshire was founded in 1994 as a reorganization, continuation, and expansion of existing services in place since 1987. In 2001 the three sites became one consolidated organization - The International Institute of New England.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

470 Pine STManchesterManchester, NH 03104

(42.99466,-71.4599)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum once a week, 3 or 4 hour session
  • Monday thru Thursday 9AM to 12PM or 6PM to 9PM, Saturday 9AM to 1PM

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