Citizenship Class Teacher for English Language Learners

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ORGANIZATION: International Institute of Minnesota

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Position Description: The Citizenship Class prepares mid-level English learnersfor the citizenship test, including Understanding the process of becoming a citizen; Learning United States history and government; and Interview preparation and practice. As the Volunteer Teacher, you will:

  • Teach the class independently using IIMN developed curriculum.
  • Teach between 2-15 students each session, depending on student needs.
  • Track student attendance.
  • Communicate regularly with IIM staff regarding needs, class, and progress.

Qualifications sought:

  • · Experience teaching or tutoring adult English language learners - students will typically be at English B or C level - have some knowledge of English, but still learning.
  • · Good communication skills, including ability to communicate with English learners of varying levels
  • · Confident working independently and teaching a class using IIMN materials.
  • · Enthusiasm, flexibility, and a desire to listen, talk, and learn with New Americans
  • · Comfortable connecting with IIMN staff with questions and concerns
  • · Knowledge of US history/government is not required. Volunteers will be using the IIMN/Citizenship test curriculum. All information is provided.

1 Shift

  • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM CST - FULL
    Mondays or Wednesdays (exact day dependent on your schedule)

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About International Institute of Minnesota

Location:

International Institute of Minnesota, 1694 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108, US

Mission Statement

Helping New Americans achieve self-sufficiency and full membership in American life.

Description

We deliver services and resources to assist New Americans in the transition to a new life leading to economic self-sufficiency. Working together, New Americans, volunteers, and staff create not only a new home, but also a new future for those who have been displaced. From language learning and job training to citizenship classes and the celebration of cultural traditions, the Institute offers New Americans a pathway for a strong start to a new life in our community - something we all benefit from.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

International Institute of Minnesota1694 Como AvenueSt. Paul, MN 55108

(44.97703,-93.17184)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Mondays or Wednesdays 11:30am to 12:30pm, 3 month min. commitment
  • Minnesota Literacy Council Foundation of Adult Education Tutoring Training

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