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ORGANIZATION: Day Worker Center of Mountain View

  • 43 people are interested

The Day Worker Center seeks 3-4 dynamic long term volunteers to teach beginner, intermediate and advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to day workers. Volunteers are needed during the Tuesday and Thursdays classes which take place during the mornings (8:30 - 11:00 AM). Having some Spanish skills is an added benefit. Volunteers will also need to lesson prep outside of class times following the Center's ESL curriculum.

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes offered at the Center focus on improving the English speaking capacity of day workers so they can be successful at work and in their communities. Volunteer teachers prepare and deliver beginner and intermediate classes in contexts pertinent to the needs and interests of workers: workplace language, job skills, communicating with others, daily life, family, culture, and living in California and the United States. Spanish proficiency helps but is not a determining factor.

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About Day Worker Center of Mountain View


113 Escuela Ave, Mountain View, CA 94040, US

Mission Statement

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive environment to connect day workers and employers in a safe and supportive environment. In addition, the Center strives to empower workers to improve their socioeconomic condition through fair employment, education, and job skills training. The Center also participates in advocacy efforts that support the day laborer community. Our vision is a world of diverse communities where day laborers live with full rights and responsibilities in an environment of mutual respect, peace, and harmony.


The Day Worker Center of Mountain View is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides job-matching services for hundreds of local homeowners and businesses annually. Work most often sought by employers includes yard work, house cleaning, moving, and painting. Established in 1996 by day workers, community of faith, elected officials, and leaders from local businesses, the Center serves the communities of Mountain View and the surrounding areas. In twenty-six years, the DWC has gone from a street-based operation to a core community institution with broad-based support that serves both the day worker community and the larger community.

The Center offers more than ten programs for community members. A few programs include: Job Placement, Outreach about workers rights, Healthy Meals, job skill classes, ESL classes, Spanish classes, Written Driver's License Class, and many more. In addition, the Center provides referrals to food, housing, clothing, and emergency assistance services.


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113 Escuela AvenueMountain View, CA 94040



  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • Teaching or co-teaching a 90 minute ESL class. Class preparation one to two hours.

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