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Facilitator For English Exchange Group

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ORGANIZATION: Lake Park Public Library

This is a three-month volunteer position beginning September 1, 2022. The individual(s) will help non-native speakers of English learn conversational English that will enable them to be comfortable speaking with and understanding native English speakers. Activities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Adhere to an outline provided by the library to facilitate
  • Provide participants with constructive feedback to group participants
  • Model natural functional language
  • Set up room in library used as group meeting room
  • Spend 1.5 to 2 hours per week in group with attendees
  • Communicate with other volunteers and volunteer coordinators outside of the group and attend training sessions

Required Knowledge, Skills, Ability and Experience:

  • Prior experience leading English Exchange groups or classes for TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) preferred
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to speak well and articulate in English
  • Interest in working with adult learners of English
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and a desire to work with students from different cultural, educational and economic backgrounds
  • Willingness and ability to attend training sessions
  • Flexibility and patience

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About Lake Park Public Library

Location:

529 Park Ave., Lake Park, FL 33403, US

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Lake Park Public Library is to promote knowledge and preservation of information; make available materials which aid in the pursuit of education, information, research and recreation; and provide the community with skilled guidance in navigating all information to fulfill knowledge needs.

Description

We are a small municipal library dedicated to serving our community. At present we have six full time employees, two of whom are professional librarians.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

529 Park AvenueLake Park, FL 33403

(26.79891,-80.06319)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • 1.5 to 2 hours a week
  • Must fill out application and return to HR department: https://www.lakeparkflorida.gov/home/showpublisheddocument/54/637123340743670000

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