Volunteer English Teacher for Evening Classes in Falls Church, VA

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: English Empowerment Center (formerly Literacy Council of Northern Virginia)

More than 150,000 adults in Northern Virginia have limited English proficiency. With a large network of volunteers who serve as teachers, class aides, and tutors, the English Empowerment Center (EEC) teaches English to beginning-level adult learners at 16 different locations. EEC is looking for a volunteer ESL teacher to teach beginner English classes in Falls Church, Virginia (zip: 22042). This would be a perfect fit for someone who demonstrates intercultural sensitivity and is passionate about making a difference in their community. Prior English teaching experience or training is preferred, though additional training, curriculum, and support will be provided.


  • Design lesson plans and teach classes three times per week (2 hours per class) to adult English language learners.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as record keeping (attendance, homework logs, and volunteer hours) and submit required documentation.


  • Ability to motivate and teach speakers of other languages (the ability to speak a foreign language is NOT required).
  • Dependable, supportive, patient and flexible individual able to relate to and establish rapport with culturally and economically diverse individuals.
  • Must be at least 18 years old, and a high school graduate or have completed GED. College degree preferred.

Time commitment: Available to teach from 6:30pm to 8:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings in Falls Church, Va. Summer classes start the week of June 17 th and end July 25 th.

Next steps: Email atristan@EnglishEmpowermentCenter.org as soon as possible to discuss the role and start the onboarding process. Also, save the date for the next EEC 101 orientation on June 4 th, 7-8pm over Zoom.

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Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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