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St. Joseph Services

St. Joseph Services

We offer talented individuals the opportunity to lend their knowledge of the English language to our enthusiastic adult students. Instructors will help our students build English skills and conversational confidence. Instructors are not required to know a foreign language. Classes meet every Thursday from 7PM-8:30PM. All interested instructors will have the opportunity to observe a class and receive free training. Once on board you will have the knowledge and resources of dedicated staff partners that have over 35 years of combined teaching experience.


Prepare lesson plans and teach English to speakers of other languages including but not limited to writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills.


Thursday evenings from 7PM-8:30PM


Willingness to follow all COVID-19 protocols enacted by program

Over 18 years old

Six months commitment: with at least 2 hours per week

Able to complete 12 hour Literary Works training (free to volunteers)

Able to provide copy of resume and two professional references

Responsible and able to pass a background check

Accepting of other cultures and beliefs

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not necessary

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About St. Joseph Services


1501 N Oakley Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to serve and support families and individuals at risk, partnering with them to strengthen and develop their values and native skills to build the kingdom of God on earth. Our services will be provided in collaboration with parishes and non-profit institutions and agencies who share our values.


St. Joseph Services provides educational services to youth and adults in the Humboldt Park/West Town and Austin communities.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


3535 Thornwood AveGlenview, IL 60026



  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months- 2 hours per week

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