Iowa International Center
The Iowa International Center is looking for a volunteer instructor for one of our morning conversation classes on Thursday morning. Our accessible ELL (English Language Learning) program assists immigrants and refugees in English language and literacy development to better navigate their new community. As a volunteer instructor, you can provide support new Iowans need to increase their English skills and transition into a new area.
You will also have the opportunity to build your intercultural skills, create community connections and participate in ongoing skill-building trainings.
About Iowa International Center
3839 Merle Hay Road, SUITE 259, Des Moines, IA 50310, US
We build cultural respect at home and around the world one person at a time.
Founded in 1938, the Iowa International Center began by welcoming and providing safety for refugees fleeing Germany and Poland. For over 75 years, we have provided personal and professional opportunities linking Iowans with peoples from around the world. The Iowa International Center also provides access to critical resources to Iowans, new Iowans (including refugees and immigrants), and international visitors in Iowa to help our state become a more inclusive and welcoming place to live, work and raise a family.
The Iowa International Center's key programs and activities include the following:
Multilingual Resources for New Iowans, Refugees and Immigrants - Welcometoiowa.org and a free 24/7 Statewide Emergency Interpretation Hotline.
Interpretation and Translation Services - professional interpretation and document translation.
The Sehgal Foundation International Visitors Center - we host more than 130 global leaders annually for professional exchanges and local hosting opportunities.