Greek-speaking tutor needed for "Green Janitor" training program


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Cause Areas

When

Wed May 02, 2018 09:00 AM - Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:00 AM

Where

1401 21st St. Suite 310Sacramento, CA 95811

About

Building Skills Partnership (BSP) is a non-profit whose mission it is to improve the quality of life for low-wage property service workers and their families by increasing their skills, access to education and opportunities for career and community advancement. Thousands of low-wage workers dream of a better future for their families. Help break language and skill barriers by expanding the reach of BSP’s educational and training programs. www.buildingskills.org

BSP is preparing to launch a certification program for janitors called the "Green Janitor Education Program" at a California State Department headquarters near downtown Sacramento. In this program, janitors will develop competency in sustainability efforts in the operations and maintenance of buildings. The program covers an introduction to sustainability concepts, green cleaning practices, and water and energy efficiency. The workers take two exams and are certified upon completion of the program (30 hours) and passing the examinations. The course is taught in English.

What is the volunteer opportunity?

We need 1 bilingual Greek/English volunteer to work primarily with one Greek-speaking student in class. The volunteer will guide the student through understanding concepts, translating content from English to Greek when necessary, and coordinating with the instructor to supplement learning.

Volunteer requirements include:

  • Proficient in English and Greek.
  • Willing to commit to 1 class session per week for 15 weeks. The class is held on Wednesdays from 9AM-11AM
  • Patience, flexibility, willingness to learn!
  • Optional / Ideal: Interested in sustainability concepts

Skills

  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Environmental Education
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours, once a week for 15 weeks
  • Proficient in English and Greek

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