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English as a Second Language for Elders

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ORGANIZATION: Hearth, Inc.

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We are looking for someone to teach English as a second language for some of our residents at Hearth at Olmsted Green. We have a handful of residents who would benefit from this program.

The days and hours are flexible, but the intention is an ongoing program regularly.

The volunteer will handle lesson planning etc.

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About Hearth, Inc.

Location:

1640 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118, US

Mission Statement

Hearth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness among the elderly. This mission is accomplished through a unique blend of prevention, placement, and housing programs all designed to help elders find and succeed in homes of their own. To this end, all housing operated by Hearth provides a creative array of supportive services that assist residents to age with dignity, regardless of their special medical, mental health, or social needs. Hearth believes these goals are best accomplished through respect for elders and staff, with the desire to see both achieve their highest degree of potential.

Description

About Hearth:

Since 1991, we’ve created 228 units of permanent affordable homes across Greater Boston, each with the support services this unique population needs. Hearth is committed to placing elders in service-enriched housing, promoting as much self-sufficiency as possible by providing or connecting elders with the services they require: Health and Behavioral Health Services. Individual service plans are created to fit the unique needs of each resident.

Hearth’s Outreach & Prevention Programs provide a comprehensive set of services to homeless and at-risk elders to help them reestablish their lives within permanent and affordable housing in and around the City of Boston.

As of 2021, marking our 30th year, we have housed over 2,800 elders and provided additional services to even more!

About Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteer opportunities will typically be with residents at Hearth or administrative work with staff. You can find a list of all our sites at www.hearth-home.org/hearth-housing.

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Seniors
Homeless & Housing, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2 Kingbird RoadDorchester, MA 02124

(42.2925,-71.09448)
 

SKILLS

  • English

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Hearth requires volunteers to be either fully vaccinated, with a booster, if eligible, or a negative PCR test within 72 hours of the date of volunteering.

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