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  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 37 people are interested
 

Adult ESL Volunteer Tutor

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Indo-American Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 37 people are interested
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The Indo-American Center is in need of volunteers for our English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Volunteers will work with students in the adult literacy program who need help learning the English language and help with reading, writing and speaking skills. Volunteers will work with students in small groups or one-one-one. Classes will be Monday-Thursday from 2pm-4pm starting on Monday, November 22nd.

We are strictly adhering to COVID-19 protocols and safety measuring including social distancing, wearing masks, and checking temperatures.

Requirements:

  • Commitment of about 2 hours per week
  • Twelve hours of Tutor Essentials training through LiteracyWorks (this is free to you)
  • A good command of the English, patience, enthusiastic, and a desire to help others
  • 12 week commitment is required, with a longer commitment welcomed

Benefits:

  • Free supplemental training
  • Practical teaching experience with small group or one-on-one
  • Supportive and friendly environment
  • Lesson-planning assistance
  • Teaching materials provided
  • Learn about South Asian and other immigrant groups and their cultures

More opportunities with Indo-American Center

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Indo-American Center

Location:

6328 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60659, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Indo-American Center is to promote the well being of South Asian immigrants through services that facilitate their adjustment, integration and friendship with a wider society, nurture their sense of community, and foster appreciation for their heritage and culture.

Description

The Indo-American Center serves over 5,000 clients each year from over 35 countries and makes over 30,000 community contacts annually. IAC offers a variety of programs and services including: adult English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, civic engagement and community organizing, health education, public benefits connection, immigration legal services, a monthly pro-bono legal clinic, citizenship classes, community navigators program, and senior citizen workshops.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

Tue Nov 16, 2021 - Mon Feb 14, 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

6328 N. California Ave.Chicago, IL 60659

(41.99661,-87.69991)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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