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English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Tutor

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South Bronx United, Inc.

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OVERVIEW
ESOL Tutors work with small groups (2-4 students) of students in the South Bronx United Youth Development Program that are currently designated as English Language Learners (ELL) to provide homework help and weekly English lessons. ESOL Tutors meet with the boys and girls, ages 11-18, for 2 hours on a set day every week. Tutors work with the same group week-to-week, having the opportunity to build relationships with the youth and serve as positive adult role models in their lives, promoting the importance of education.

WHEN
Dates: September - June
Times: Evenings or afternoons, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 - 8pm

WHERE
In-Person:
Boys Prep School Building, Third Floor
192 E 151st Street
Bronx, New York 10451

COMMITMENT
ESOL Tutors are asked to commit to 2 hours, one day a week for at least one semester (Sept-Jan or Feb-June). However, if a tutor would like to be more involved, he/she is always welcome.

QUALIFICATIONS
ESOL tutors work either 1-on-1 or with small groups of students in the SBU Academy or Global Youth League who are currently designated as English Language Learners (ELL). Tutoring is a mix of homework help and, for the Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, a set curriculum aimed at ensuring that they pass the Regents Exams, SATs, and fulfill all of their graduation requirements respectively. This is the same course of study that all of the non-ELL students follow. Tutors meet with students, ages 11-18, for 2 hours on a set day every week. Tutors work with the same group of students every week. This provides tutors the opportunity to build relationships and to serve as a positive role model in youths' lives while also promoting the importance of education.

TRAINING
An orientation and training will be provided before beginning service to provide general guidelines, best practices, tutoring tips and to go over the specific needs of the students.

BENEFITS
In addition to helping provide the resources and support to allow underserved students to thrive in school, SBU is happy to connect with your school to see if your volunteer hours can work towards school service or academic requirements.

BEYOND TUTORING
Academic Coaches are welcome and encouraged to come out and see a game or get involved in a practice as youth are extremely passionate about the sport and it's a great way to connect with the kids.

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About South Bronx United, Inc.

Location:

594 Grand Concourse, Suite #2, Bronx, NY 10451, US

Mission Statement

South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change. South Bronx United aims to help youth build character, teamwork, and leadership so that they can succeed in high school, college, careers, their community and beyond. South Bronx United strives to promote educational achievement, health and wellness, and character development through activities on and off the soccer field and to UNITE a diverse group of individuals and an incredibly diverse community toward common positive goals.

Description

South Bronx United is a youth development organization dedicated on serving the South Bronx through education, mentoring, and soccer programs. Our goal is use the sport and the strength of mentoring to help boys and girls, ages 4-19, develop as leaders and scholars.

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

192 E 151st StBronxBronx, NY 10451

(40.8204,-73.92744)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • ESOL Tutors are asked to commit to 2 hours, one day a week for at least one semester (Sept-Jan or Feb-June). However, if a tutor would like to be more involved, he/she is always welcome.

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