English Innovations & Digital Literacy Tutors

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OneAmerica

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OneAmerica is recruiting tutors for their English Innovations Program in South King County. Be part of a movement to advance immigrant integration in your community while strengthening your facilitation and leadership skills. All tutors will work one-on-one and in small groups to mentor and encourage students in gaining digital literacy skills as well as practicing spoken English. The class will also have a focus on leadership development.

Tutor Responsibilities:

  • Tutor and mentor a small group of five students to help them see the class through fruition
  • Assist adult immigrant learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
  • Facilitate small group conversations
  • Help facilitate in-class activities (with opportunities to lead lessons and create lesson plans)
  • Conduct follow-up with students to encourage attendance and participation
  • Provide information and referrals to students transitioning out of EI class

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Complete volunteer application and background check process
  • Attend a 2-hour pre-service orientation, plus occasional ongoing volunteer training
  • Interest in immigrant communities and sincere desire to support others in achieving their goals
  • Ability to establish a relationship based on respect, with sensitivity to persons of different backgrounds
  • Basic knowledge of technology (internet, email etc.) and digital literacy
  • Previous tutoring experience a plus
  • Ability to speak native language of students (Spanish, Somali, Arabic, Hmong, Vietnamese, Russian, Portuguese) a plus

Time Commitment:

-Minimum weekly time commitment of one morning class session (2.5 hrs on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays) for the 12-week duration of the class cycle
-Attend a tutor orientation on March 14th from 5:30-7:00 pm at Des Moines United Methodist Church Room #232 (22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198)

If you are interested in becoming an English Innovations Tutor, please email corinne@weareoneamerica.org.

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Community Education & Literacy Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Mon Mar 18, 2019 - Fri Jun 14, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

Des Moines United Methodist Church22225 9th Ave SDes Moines, WA 98198

(47.402237,-122.32243)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • English
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • One evening class session (2.5 hrs on Mondays, Wednesdays and/or Fridays) for 12-week duration of class cycle

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