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Senior English Language Tutor

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Bresee Foundation

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Volunteers make a difference for our youth

Our Intergenerational Program is seeking passionate, youth-friendly, and caring adult volunteers, age 55+, to work with identified Long Term English Learner (LTEL) middle school students. Volunteers will help students to develop and improve their English language reading comprehension, skills, and abilities through interactive and educational activities. Volunteers will be paired with a middle school student and read, review, and discuss a pre-selected book once a week.

Youth will increase their reading and speaking abilities, as well as develop a meaningful relationship with their senior tutors through an intergenerational collaboration. Senior participants will gain experience with working with youth, including building close connections with members of the community and staff. Success will be measured through the increased reading, writing, and speaking skills of student participants.

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About Bresee Foundation

Location:

184 South Bimini Place, Los Angeles, CA 90004, US

Mission Statement

The Bresee Foundation is committed to community and youth development, basic health services, and urban leadership training. The Bresee Foundation offers free medical treatment, recreation, education, employment opportunities for youth and families, and an open-access computer lab for the community. The church prepares meals for the homeless.

Description

Service Enterprise

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

184 S. Bimini Pl.Los Angeles, CA 90004

(34.07056,-118.29016)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 weeks. 1.5 - 2 hours weekly.

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