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Virtual English Conversation Facilitator - Help Adult English Language Learners Gain Confidence

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Sacramento Public Library

  • 41 people are interested

If you are interested in helping adult English language learners gain confidence as they practice speaking English then consider volunteering as the facilitator for one of our English Conversation Groups.

The conversation groups provide informal opportunities to meet other English language learners and practice speaking English in a friendly, welcoming online environment.

As a group facilitator you will assist English language learners build English skills and confidence as they practice conversations that cover American culture and a range of subject areas pertinent to daily life.

You do NOT need to speak a language other than English. TESOL, bi-lingual an advantage but not required. We are looking for 2-3 volunteers to work together at each group virtual meeting to facilitate and provide additional support for participants and for Zoom tech support. You will receive program facilitation training and have access to resources designed to enrich activities.

Requirements:

  • Must be 21+ years of age
  • Fluent and conversant in English
  • Ability to speak simply and clearly
  • Commit to 1 hour a week for 6 months (Specific schedule and frequency to be determined by staff)
  • Access to online meeting platform Zoom with camera and speakers

Virtual sessions are once a week. Day and time to be determined.

3 Shifts

  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
    Fridays
  • afternoon / 01:00 PM to 02:15 PM
    Thursdays
  • evening / 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
    Thursdays
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Sacramento Public Library

Location:

Volunteer Services, 828 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, US

Mission Statement

Sacramento Public Library inspires our communities to discover, learn and grow.

Description

Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for 6 months
  • Fluent in English; TESOL, bi-lingual an advantage

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