Provide class assistance to ESL instructors who are helping older adults learning the English language. Assistants are not expected to know another language or have teaching credentials. Classes are held at Whistlestop in San Rafael on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.
Qualifications and experience:
- Completion of Volunteer Application and Disclosure Form.
- Some teaching experience preferred, but not required.
- A willingness to help someone else learn English.
- Availability to assist on one or both of the class days. (Monday and/or Wednesday)
Benefits of Volunteering
- Satisfaction of knowing you are helping older adults remain active and engaged as a vital resource in our community
- Learning new skills and exploring career options
- Recognition for your contributions
- Opportunity to meet diverse participants, fellow volunteers and staff
- People Skills
- Literacy / Reading
- Adult Education
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Monday and/or Wednesday from 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- Teaching or tutoring experience preferred but not required.