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Help an Adult Refugee to Learn English

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ORGANIZATION: Read Santa Clara, Adult and Family Literacy Program, Santa Clara City Library

  • 45 people are interested
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Meet weekly for a one-on-one conversation with an adult English learner. These meetings have a big impact on learners' lives!

Sessions happen in-person at Santa Clara City Libraries for 1-2 hours per week for six months.

No teaching experience needed - just patience and a desire to communicate. Training and materials are provided. Non-native speakers of English are welcome. Speaking skills in Spanish or Chinese desired but not required.

Feel free to reach out with any questions to agonzalez@santaclaraca.gov

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About Read Santa Clara, Adult and Family Literacy Program, Santa Clara City Library

Location:

2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051, US

Mission Statement

Read Santa Clara trains and supports community volunteers to provide free one-on-one and small group tutoring to adults who can speak English but need help with basic reading, writing and /or math skills.

Description

Read Santa Clara's trained volunteer tutors serve over 100 adult learners in a year, helping them achieve their goals as family members, workers, community members and lifelong learners. Tutoring takes place at one of three Santa Clara City Library branches and in other public places within the City of Santa Clara.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Women
Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Santa Clara City Library2635 Homestead RoadSanta Clara, CA 95051

(37.34037,-121.97331)
 

SKILLS

  • Bilingual
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week
  • Must be friendly, patient, flexible and empathetic while interacting with adult learners with very limited English language skills.

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