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Building Skills Partnership

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One of our most dedicated volunteers, Jose, leads his student group during our Beginning ESL class

We are looking for volunteers who speak Spanish to tutor a small group of immigrants workers in computer literacy in San Jose. The class is a fun learning environment where students have a chance to better their technology skills, allowing them to feel more confident navigating life in the U.S. Thousands of low-wage workers dream of a better future for their families. Help break the technological and skill barriers by expanding the reach of BSP's educational programs.

Our Organization:
Building Skills Partnership (BSP) is a statewide non-profit collaboration between the Californian janitors' union, SEIU-USWW, community leaders, and responsible businesses to build a strong future for building service workers, their families, and communities by advancing skills, opportunities, and self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Skill Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of computer systems, programs, and terms
  • Patience, enthusiasm, and respect for other cultures
  • Dependability and flexibility
  • Intermediate Spanish
Times: Saturday September 14, 2019 to Saturday December 14, 2019 at 10 am-12 pm.

Location: 1010 Ruff Drive, San Jose, CA 95110

Benefits: As a volunteer at BSP you will aquire skills in teaching computer literacy, gain knowledge about the issues facing newcomer families, and learn about the social services and other resources available to immigrants and low-wage workers in the Bay Area. BSP is a registered 501(c)(3) and volunteer hours can count towards fulfilling a community service requirement.

If you are interested, please contact Veronica at vortega@buildingskills.org or (408) 755-0344.

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About Building Skills Partnership

Location:

1010 Ruff Dr., San Jose, CA 95110, US

Mission Statement

To improve the quality of life for low-wage property service workers and their families by increasing their skills, access to education, and opportunities for career and community advancement and participation.

Description

The Building Skills Partnership (BSP) represents a unique non-profit collaboration between the janitors’ union Service Employees International Union - United Service Workers West (SEIU- USWW), commercial building owners, janitorial employers, client companies and community leaders. We provide high quality vocational education and training programs that are capable of increasing the workforce capacity and economic performance of property service workers in California. Building Skills Partnership program areas and its curriculum play a key role in driving the productivity and competitiveness of the indindustry and contributing to the economic and social development of our communities throughout the state.

WHEN

Sat Sep 14, 2019 - Sat Dec 14, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  

WHERE

1010 Ruff Dr.San Jose, CA 95110

(37.35127,-121.9126)
 

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Times: Saturday September 14, 2019 to Saturday December 14, 2019 at 10 am-12 pm.

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