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Adult English Learner Tutor (Remote/In-person)

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Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 20 people are interested

❖ Hours per week needed: Ranging from 2-5 hours. Ideally each tutor would be paired with 1-3 students.

❖ Minimum time commitment: 6 months

❖ Availability preferred: Flexible/Mutually agreed on schedule with client, as clients' work schedules vary

❖ Duties: Participating clients will be taking English classes and using online educational applications to acquire new job skills. Tutors will participate in up to 10 hours of training (over the course of 2 weeks), and then will be paired with individual clients or small groups of similar level English speakers to help them complete their classwork, navigate the online resources and track their prog ress. The tutors will also serve as employment mentors for the students, and will be working with the IRIS employment team to reach employment goals.

❖ Qualities needed: Patience, creativity; experience teaching basic English, math or other subjects would be a plus, but not required. Tutors must be able to connect with clients and establish a rapport of trust and respect despite a language barrier. Tuto rs who speak languages such as Pashto, Dari, Farsi, Arabic and Swahili would be in high demand for beginner English students.

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About Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)

Location:

235 Nicoll Street, 2nd Floor, New Haven, CT 06511, US

Mission Statement

The mission of IRIS is to enable refugees and other displaced people to establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities.

Description

In fiscal year 2016, the U.S. government invited 97,263 refugees from all over the world to come to this country. Over 900 came to Connecticut, where they were placed with one of three refugee agencies, including IRIS, which welcomed 475. Their needs are significant and IRIS is their primary resource as they begin to rebuild their lives after years of persecution and displacement. IRIS helps refugees on the road to self-sufficiency by providing lifesaving support during their transition to life in the United States
IRIS provides a wide array of services to these new Americans including daily English lessons, education and youth programs, access to health care and a thorough multi-day cultural orientation. IRIS also works intensively with each new arrival to begin the important work of finding employment. IRIS attempts to meet all of the needs of its clients by providing extra services including a women’s group and a variety of young people’s groups. And if family members have been left behind, our legal office will work to reunite them.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations New Haven, CT 06511

(41.32129,-72.92834)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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