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JVS, Jewish Vocational Service

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JVS 2017

This class meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm over Zoom. This class is a mixed-beginner level and are seeking volunteers to assist a small group of low beginners in a Zoom breakout room.

JVS is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency. Our mission is to empower individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers; and to partner with employers to hire, develop and retain productive workforces.
JVS provides a broad range of services including adult education, skills training, job readiness training, job placement and support, and access to post-secondary education. JVS assists employers in their search for well-qualified job applicants and their initiatives to upgrade the skills of their incumbent workforce.

English for Advancement provides vocational English classes and job search services to non-native English speakers at sites in Lynn, Lawrence, East Boston, Boston and online whose goal is to find employment. In addition to English classes, clients receive career coaching including job search assistance, resume and cover letter writing and interview preparation.

Responsibilities:

Assist the teacher of vocational English class for immigrants and refugees by working with individuals and small groups of students who need extra support in a Zoom breakout room during class. Topics include improving English and communication skills to obtain employment, job search and job retention techniques, orientation to the American workplace, financial literacy and life skills. Classes include beginner, high beginner, intermediate and advanced level.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • ESOL teaching or tutoring experience preferred, but not required.
  • Comfortable working with all low-moderate levels of English learning.
  • Willing to jump right in and help wherever needed.
  • Fluency in English
  • Interest in working with people of various linguistic, cultural, religious, ethnic and national backgrounds.
  • Flexibility-responsibilities will vary on a day-to-day basis.

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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.

Education & Literacy
Employment
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • This class meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm over Zoom.

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