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ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada

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Student and tutor
Teaching English

Want to Make a Difference in your community and help solve the language barrier? Become a Community Volunteer Tutor. Our program teaches basic English, GED Preparation, Computer Literacy, and Citizenship Study on a one-to-one basis AT NO COST to adults who want to learn to speak, read and write English or improve their English language skills. We are in Carson, Washoe, Douglas, Lyon and Churchill Counties and Stateline, Nevada

Neither teaching experience nor foreign language required (except knowledge of some Spanish would be helpful). All training and instructional material are provided at no charge at YOUR convenience. Commitment is 1-2 days/week - 1 hour each session at mutually convenient days/times. We match you with an adult near your home or workplace. This is a Community Volunteer position for you to make a difference in your community.

If interested you can contact Florence Phillips by Phone: 775-888-2021 or Email: eslinhomennv@gmail.com. Check our website: www.eslinhome.org

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About ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada

Location:

Douglas, Washoe, Carson, Lyon & Churchill counties, Mailing Address: 1894 E. William St., #4-125, Carson City, NV 89701, US

Mission Statement

ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada provides instruction at no cost to adult individuals who wish to learn or improve their English language skills regardless of sex, age, race, religion or national origin. ESL In-Home Program empowers people to become more productive members of their local communities by providing them with the language and cultural skills necessary for life in America.

Description

We focus on needs of non-English speaking adults living. Our goal is to help parents of SCHOOL CHILDREN TO LEARN ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS to HELP THEIR CHILDREN WITH HOMEWORK AND OTHER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES.

With English acquisition,adults have a greater opportunity to find gainful employment, advance in current jobs, become independent of social service, enter higher education institutions, reduce their social isolation and cultural separation,become contributing members of their community,likely to be more engaged in their children's educational life as their English proficiency continues to grow with positive social and emotional health of their children as a consequence. The role model their parents and grandparents are providing in bettering themselves educationally will likely positively impact their children to also achieve educational goals.

The program's success is exemplified by the following:--Over 5,000 adults have been helped - 240 are now U.S. citizens--88 more are now studying for the exam--Some are studying for a GED--Many have found jobs--Some have advanced in their employment--Parents are communicating with teachers and medical personnel without interpreters--Parents and grandparents help their children with homework-- Students now shop in English-speaking establishments--Some attend higher education.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Douglas, Washoe, Lyon,Churchill counties, StatelinCarson CityCarson City, NV 89701

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 days/week, one hour each session
  • You are qualified if you can speak, read, write and understand English.

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