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Adult English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers Needed

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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

  • 97 people are interested

Catholic Charities' ESL program is looking for people to teach adult ESL classes. co-teachers for classes, and ESL tutors/small group leaders who are able to commit once a week for 1.5 hrs for a minimum of 4- 5 months. These classes are currently being held online, but will eventually transition back to in person when safe.

The ESL program holds trainings virtually a few times a month to on-board new volunteers, and you will need to attend two of those before you begin, as well as fill out onboarding paperwork.

Volunteers do not need any prior teaching experience, ESL experience or knowledge of a language other than English and will be trained for their position.

Classes are held on weekdays in the following shifts:

9 am - 10:15 am
10:30 am - 11:45 am
6 pm - 7:15 pm
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Great opportunity for those looking to get TEFL certified, or hoping to connect with the immigrant community!

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About Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans


1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113, US

Mission Statement

Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, while respecting the dignity and potential of all people, we collaborate to offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless and empower the vulnerable to foster a just society.


Since 1938 Catholic Charities has been offering life-giving programs, advocating for the voiceless and empowering the most vulnerable to foster a more just society. Catholic Charities has over 30 programs and three affiliated ministries in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Our programs engage and serve members of the community from pre-birth to the elderly but all of them fall under one of the following areas:

  • children and families
  • domestic violence
  • education and young adults
  • food and nutrition
  • housing and homelessness
  • disaster recovery
  • immigration/refugee resettlement
  • justice and employment
  • physical and mental health
  • pro-life services
  • senior services
Please check out our postings for the volunteer positions we have open right now!

If you’re a local resident and are interested volunteering with us, you will be asked to attend a Volunteer Information Session at 1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113. Please check the website below for the dates we will be holding these sessions and we look forward to seeing you there!


If you’re interested in volunteering and are from out of town please send a message with your group size, and dates/times of availability to estieber@ccano.org.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Relationship Building
  • Tutoring


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hrs per week, for 4-5 months minimum

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