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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

470 Pine STManchesterManchester, NH 03104

About

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

Skills

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

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • 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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