Ready to Work ESL Classroom Assistant


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


Neighborhood House High Point Center6400 SW Sylvan Way SWSeattle, WA 98126
Strong Families, Strong Communities, Since 1906.


Through a partnership with Literacy Source, Neighborhood House is starting a "Ready to Work" ESL program. The program is designed to help people improve their English skills who want to find a job, open up their work options, or attend college or a training program. The program will be free and participants will have a case manager to help with support services to overcome any additional barriers to employment.

The class will be taught by a lead instructor. Volunteers in this position will be present during the class to provide individual support in ESL to clients as they go through the work.


  • Commitment to helping immigrant and refugee people succeed
  • Ability to tutor basic English language and conversation
  • Interest in other cultures
  • Patience and positive attitude
  • Experience in a classroom and with basic teaching skills
  • Positive group dynamics and tangible successes
  • Experience working in diverse communities
  • Classes are fun and support the success of individual students
  • Training provided by Literacy Source
Program will begin on Monday, April 2 and will run every Monday- Thursday, 10:00am-1:00pm. The minimum commitment for volunteers is 1.5 hours per week, however volunteers can opt to assist with more classes if available.


  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • minimum 1.5 hours/week
  • Must attend scheduled training with Literacy Source (approximately 10 hrs)

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