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English Conversation Circle Leader

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ORGANIZATION: Hayward Public Library - Hayward Public Library

  • 117 people are interested

Assist adults learning English as a second language in improving their conversational English skills in an informal, small group setting.

Volunteers host one class a week in-person at Josephine Lum Lodge, Weekes Branch Library, the Downtown Hayward Library or virtually. Volunteers fluent in Cantonese and/or Mandarin preferred for Josephine Lum Lodge.

Key Responsibilities: Plan and lead small group activities and discussions for adults learning English. Submit simple monthly reports on hours and participants. Maintain contact with Literacy Plus regarding needs, concerns, and any questions that may arise.

Benefits to the Volunteer:

  • Gain experience in working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Learn about other cultures and language groups
  • Meet a variety of interesting people
  • Make a valuable contribution to our community
  • Sharpen ESL teaching skills


  • The ability to communicate effectively and patiently with adults and seniors of all backgrounds, and library personnel.
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 Hour a Week
  • Min. 6 month commitment
  • Tutors must be 18 or older, speak English clearly. You do not need a teaching background to be an English Conversation Circle leader.

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888 C St., Hayward, CA 94541, US

Mission Statement

The Public Library is dedicated to free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent lifelong learning, cultural enrichment, and the joys of reading for our diverse community.


Public libraries in California seek to engage the talents, skills and commitment of volunteers to serve the communities' information and literacy needs. Libraries offer a variety of skilled volunteer opportunities to make a meaningful contribution to library programs, operations, fundraising events and other community engagement functions. Skilled volunteers have opportunities to lead projects, work with teams of staff and volunteers, learn new skills, and have fun.


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888 C StreetHayward, CA 94541



  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • People Skills




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 Hours a Week
  • Min 6 month commitment

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