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Conversation Circle Facilitators and Assistants (Remote)

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Literacy Minnesota

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Volunteer with Literacy Minnesota's Open Door Learning Centers

Partner with an adult immigrant or refugee learning English. Meet new people from your community and work with them to build literacy skills and achieve their goals through distance education.

Conversation Circle Facilitators and Assistants

Are you a great listener? Do you enjoy learning about other individuals' experiences and stories? Literacy Minnesota is looking for volunteers to listen to and support learners who are practicing conversational English in a relaxed setting. We have two volunteer opportunities to choose from depending on your interest and capacity!

Conversation Circle Facilitator

  • Open and leadConversation Circles
  • Plan and create discussion topics
  • Facilitate and encourage discussions

Conversation Circle Assistant

  • Support Facilitators by assisting with exercises and discussion topics
  • Lead conversation breakout groups with 2-3 participants

Other Information

  • Volunteer for 1-2 Conversation Circles per week; Circles are Mon-Thurs, 3:30-4:45pm
  • No experience or diploma needed - we’ll provide all necessary training
  • Must be 18 years old to volunteer
  • English speakers of all levels are welcomed and encouraged to volunteer
  • You will need a computer/tablet with a webcam and reliable internet service

We strongly encourage volunteers who are people of color, indigenous, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQIA2S+ and people with disabilities.

Location:

Conversation Circles will be held online using the Zoom video call application.

To apply: email mboyle@literacymn.org

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About Literacy Minnesota

Location:

700 Raymond Ave, Suite 180, St. Paul, MN 55114, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Minnesota is the only statewide, nonprofit, volunteer literacy organization in Minnesota. As a leader and advocate for literacy, Literacy Minnesota provides a variety of cost-effective literacy-based services designed to help achieve the personal, educational and economic goals of Minnesotans.

Description

Founded in 1972, Literacy Minnesota is Minnesota's only non-profit, volunteer-based, education provider that operates statewide. Through a network of over 100 community and school-based programs, we provide free classes for individuals lacking the most basic reading, writing and English-speaking skills. We serve both native-born Americans and refugees and immigrants.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1509 NE 27th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55418Minneapolis, MN 55418

(45.01717,-93.23788)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Sewing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week

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