ESL Instructors for English Literacy Conversation Circle

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ORGANIZATION: Chimo Community Services


Chimo Community Services in Richmond BC is seeking Two dedicated volunteers to serve as ESL Instructors for our English Literacy Conversation Circle, with 2-hour sessions held twice a week starting from June 2024.


  • Volunteer ESL Instructors will be provided with curricula and comprehensive training on lesson plans development, and training to conduct small group sessions (4-6 participants) in person, aimed at Canadian newcomers facing challenges with the English language.
  • Sessions will cover listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills, incorporating vocabulary relevant to job searches, workplace communication, and essential life skills.


  • Teaching experience is beneficial, along with strong interpersonal communication skills in English and the ability to lead in-person learning sessions.
  • A good understanding of newcomer and refugee needs is essential.

Location: 7000 Minoru Boulevard, Richmond, B.C.

Upcoming training: May 25 th.

Embrace this fulfilling volunteer role by sending your resume on or before May 19 th to

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About Chimo Community Services


120-7000 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC V6Y 3Z5, CA

Mission Statement

To promote justice and address violence by fostering and providing quality, integrated services, education and housing programs designed to inspire well-being and healing for people in crisis. Chimo has a three prong approach to affecting social change in our community. Through crisis programs, we serve people in immediate need. Through transition programs, people make meaningful, lasting changes in their lives, or establish themselves in their new country. Education encourages prevention and positively influences views and behaviours.


Chimo is a non-profit organization serving people in crisis, transition and through education.

Chimo prevents tragedies and saves lives. Chimo strengthens individuals, families, and communities. Chimo connects people with needed community resources. Chimo builds bridges of understanding.

Created in Richmond, British Columbia in 1973, Chimo Community Services now serves over 10,000 individuals and families each year from different cultural backgrounds, age groups, family lifestyles, and economic situations. Through nine program areas, Chimo provides diverse services from community building to prevention, from individual crisis support to advocacy, and from peer support to education. Chimo engages in collaborative community planning and develops innovative resources to address emerging needs.

Chimo's people - 9 Board members, 30 staff, and 200 volunteers - reflect a range of cultural backgrounds and life experiences, and speak more than a dozen languages.


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


We'll work with your schedule.


120-7000 Minoru BlvdRichmondRichmond, BC Canada



  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • Depending on the volunteer's availability, each volunteer can choose 1-2 sessions per week on the following topics: • Life Skills: Thurs and Fri PM • Pre-employment Vocabulary: Tues PM and Thur EVE • Citizenship Knowledge: Tues PM and Thur EVE

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