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ORGANIZATION: JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

JVS 2017

The ESOL Classes meet Monday & Wednesday 5:30-7pm EST, but we respectfully request volunteers to volunteer at least one class week.

JVS works with employers to develop and customize training and education services for their employees at their location. Based on the employers’ business and workforce development goals, JVS will provide: English language classes (for non-native speakers), adult basic education, pre-college classes, customer service training, effective communication classes, supervisory training, computer classes, and medical terminology classes. Employer partners include CVS, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Legal Sea Foods, Hebrew Senior Life Mass General Hospital, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and many more.
Healthcare Training Institute (HTI) Workplace ESOL classes are offered to hospital employees who are non-native speakers of English. The goal of the class is to improve English language skills for work and daily life. Lessons are contextualized to the hospital setting.

Responsibilities:

The volunteer will assist with taking attendance, observing and participating in full class activities, leading breakout groups, and providing feedback to students. All materials and activities will be created by the instructor. If interested, the volunteer may choose to create some warm up or discussion activities under guidance from the instructor.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Clear spoken and written English communication skills
  • Interest in supporting people of various linguistic, cultural, religious, ethnic and national backgrounds
  • Experience tutoring nonnative speakers is a plus but not required
  • Comfortable with Zoom basics

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About JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

Location:

75 Federal St. 3rd floor, 3rd floor, Boston, MA 02110, US

Mission Statement

JVS empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces.

Description

Our Impact

For 75 years JVS has been helping people secure financial independence through educational and employment services. Each year, JVS empowers more than 21,000 individuals through more than 36 services that guide clients on a pathway to meaningful employment; some of which include educational testing, skills training, English for Speakers of Other Languages, job search training, career counseling, Adult Basic Literacy and Adult Diploma Program instruction, citizenship education and financial literacy.

For several years, JVS has been recognized as a leading agency in the workforce development field, serving individuals such as professional-level job seekers, entry-level employees, welfare recipients, individuals with disabilities, refugees, immigrants, and career changers, and partnering with employers to help fill vacancies and provide the education their employees need to ascend their career ladders.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Employment
Immigrants & Refugees
Education & Literacy, Employment, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Classes are held on Monday & Wednesdays 5:30-7pm EST, virtually. We respectfully request volunteers to volunteer at least one class a week.

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