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Tutor with Adult ESOL Program for Immigrants (Bilingual preferred)

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ORGANIZATION: Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement

  • 16 people are interested
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Jacob A. Riis Settlement is looking for volunteers to support students enrolled in our adult English classes for immigrants through 1:1 tutoring.

By providing extra language practice outside of their ESOL classes, you will help students improve their English skills for practical use such as in social, educational, or professional settings. Volunteers will be matched with an individual student based on mutual availability. Tutor resources and study materials will be provided. Tutoring begins during the last week of April.

Bilingual volunteers (Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, etc.), volunteers with teaching or tutoring experience, and volunteers with TESOL/TEFL certifications are highly preferred!

Due to COVID-19 this is a remote volunteering opportunity. A brief interview and orientation with the Volunteer Coordinator will give more details. If interested, please reach out to Ievgeniia Lavrenishyna at volunteerriis@gmail.com!

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About Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement

Location:

10-25 41st Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101, US

Mission Statement

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House is a community based non-profit organization that offers comprehensive services to the youth, adults, seniors and families in the Western Queens Community. The resources, opportunities and support we provide serve as a catalyst for community members to reach their greatest potential and achieve social and economic self-sufficiency.

Description

A multi-service community-based organization in Long Island City Queens, Riis Settlement offers after-school programs for youth, adolescent services, immigrant services, including adult ESOL classes, and Senior Citizen support programs.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-5 hours per week, depending on the volunteer's availability
  • Proficiency in another language including Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, or Bengali is preferred but not required.

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