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Change a life: ESL Conversational Virtual Tutor

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Restore Education

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Restore Education

At Restore Education, our mission is to restore individuals’ potential for success on their path to college and career through the transformative power of education.

Restore Education ESL Conversational tutors assist students with the following:

  • Incorporating their existing vocabulary and sentence structures in conversations with a native speaker
  • Expanding vocabulary through situational scenarios encountered in daily living
  • Developing the student's confidence with English skills

Restore Education offers various ESL programs. One option is for individuals interested in improving general English speaking abilities and conversational fluency. We also offer an ESL Workforce option to help students develop job specific vocabulary and English fluency in the workplace.

To minimize potential exposure to our students, staff, and volunteers, all interactions are currently through Zoom. Minimum requirements: high speed internet, personal laptop with camera, and headphones with a microphone.

We are seeking volunteers for the following weekly schedule openings:

Tuesday, Thursday 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Wednesday 9:30 am -11:30 am CST

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and with varied educational and work experiences. We have a wide range in participant ages and academic starting points. Our ESL conversational tutors engage our students in a supportive environment as our students work to improve their English speaking abilities regardless of their starting level. Committed volunteers are instrumental in changing lives and improving outcomes for Restore Education ESL students.

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About Restore Education

Location:

1903 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78212, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to transform the at-risk youth of San Antonio into successful college and career ready students, so that they can achieve the future they deserve as self-supporting adults, role models as parents, and contributing members of the community.

Description

Here at Restore Education, we offer a continuum of services to empower and equip at-risk youth, who have dropped out of school, with the purpose and skills necessary for successful, positive impact in their own lives, the lives of their families, and their community.

Passport to College Program: Students have the opportunity to complete their GED and prepare for college simultaneously.

Compass Program: GED and HS graduates have access to continuing guidance and support as they complete an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

FastPass Program: High school students have access to preparation for college entrance exams.

For more information, please visit our website or watch our Video.

Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week
  • Minimum 6 month commitment. Must have the ability to use a personal computer with microphone and camera to access remote tutoring classroom via Zoom. Experience working in a one-on-one tutoring environment is recommended.

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