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Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc.

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One-on-one Tutoring

The BOSTON CHINATOWN NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER (BCNC) is looking for an engaging, dedicated individual to co-teach a conversation class for adult immigrants in our intermediate ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes!


Time Commitment: Monday mornings or evenings, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 6:00-8:00 p.m., beginning in September 2021


Key Responsibilities

  • Co-teach weekly conversation-based classes to 10-15 English language learners
  • Plan lessons with the support of the co-teacher and BCNC staff
  • Maintain accurate student attendance records
  • Submit brief monthly reports about class activities to the volunteer coordinator
  • Engage all students through a variety of topics and activities to help them develop the English and the confidence they need to succeed in everyday life!


Requirements
  • At least 18 years old
  • Able to pass a CORI and SORI background check
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Culturally competent, open-minded, and patient
  • Able to work both independently and in a team
  • Have ESOL teaching and/or tutoring experience, preferably with adult learners


About BCNC

As the largest social service provider for Asian families in the Greater Boston area, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) responds to community needs by delivering holistic, family-centered, and culturally competent programs to over 3,000 children, youth, and adults each year.

The BCNC Adult Education & Workforce Initiatives Program provides adult immigrants with the language and support they need to achieve social and economic self-sufficiency in the United States. Our services include English classes for immigrants with education and career goals, a customer service job training program for immigrants seeking entry-level employment, and an English class for parents and caregivers of K-12 children.

For more information, visit bcnc.net.

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About Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Inc.

Location:

885 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, US

Mission Statement

To ensure that the children, youth, and families that we serve have the resources and support to achieve greater economic success and social well-being.

Description

The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center is located in the heart of Boston's Asian American community, midway between Chinatown and the South End. Back in 1969, Boston was in the midst of a school building boom. Within each new school, the city planned space for a community center. In Chinatown and the South End, residents formed the Quincy School Community Council (QSCC). The goal of the Council was to make sure the community had a say in the design of the new school planned for their neighborhood.

In 1976, when the Quincy Community School was completed, the city designated the QSCC to run the community center at the school. In 1997, to more accurately reflect its mission, the agency changed its name to the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center. During its history, the agency grew to meet community needs. Today the BCNC serves over 4,000 children, teens and adults each year. The agency prides itself on the quality of its services, the leadership of its board of directors, and the dedication of its staff.

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Monday mornings or evenings, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. orĀ  6:00-8:00 p.m., beginning in September 2021
  • ESOL teaching experience

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