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Instructor for Conversational Haitian Creole Class

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ORGANIZATION: Lake Park Public Library

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

  • Teach life skills Haitian Creole to primarily beginning-level students
  • Prepare lessons appropriate for the students’ proficiency level
  • Model natural, functional language for students
  • Spend 1.5 to 2 hours per week in class with attendees
  • Communicate with other volunteers and volunteer coordinators outside of the class and attend training sessions, if needed

Required Knowledge, Skills, Ability and Experience:

  • Prior experience teaching preferred
  • Fluency in English and Haitian Creole
  • Ability to speak well and articulate in Haitian Creole
  • Interest in working with adult learners of Haitian Creole
  • 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
International
Community, Education & Literacy, International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

529 Park AvenueLake Park, FL 33403

(26.79891,-80.06319)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Adult Education
  • Hatian / Creole

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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

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