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Tutoring

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ORGANIZATION: Lutheran Services in Iowa

  • 9 people are interested

Tutoring volunteers support former refugees as their develop their English language and conversation skills, study for their U.S. Citizenship Exam, or work to improve their job skills. Meetings take place at times that work for both student and tutor. Tutoring sessions can take place at LSI's office on University Ave or virtually. Training and support provided - education experience is a plus, but not required.

Key responsibilities

  • Meet with student (either individually or in small groups of 2-5) at chosen time and location to work with them on activities that will help them develop their English language and conversation skills or study for their U.S. Citizenship Exam
  • Communicate respectfully with students when engaging in repeat activities and topics to give students an opportunity to master the content
  • Adjust plans, techniques, and/or approaches to meet the learning styles of the students and follow the instruction of the lead teacher with the ultimate goal of helping students become independent learners

Time commitment
  • Tutors should plan to meet with students for one hour per week for at least 8 week

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About Lutheran Services in Iowa

Location:

3116 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311, US

Mission Statement

Lutheran Servies in Iowa responds to the love of Jesus Christ with acts of service to all.

Description

LSI impacts the lives of more than 40,000 Iowans annually through residential treatment, services to families, home health care, early childhood programs, adoption/foster care services, refugee resettlement, services for people with disabilities, disaster response initiatives and Barnabas Uplift. LSI serves people of all ages, genders, nationalities, religions, ethnicities and sexual orientation and is affiliated with Lutheran Services in America and three Iowa synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Advocacy & Human Rights, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3200 University AvenueDes Moines, IA 50311

(41.60004,-93.66082)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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