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Teach Citizenship Class in Chinatown/Lower East Side

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ORGANIZATION: Chinese Progressive Association

  • 382 people are interested
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For immigrants, becoming a U.S. citizen is an important step to full participation in American life. Help them take that step by volunteering to teach classes that help them prepare for the test to become an American citizen. Volunteers work in teams to plan the curriculum and teach the classes. This fun and rewarding experience gives you a chance to make a difference in the lives of others.

This program both remote options and in person option. Preference given to volunteers available to teach all in-person when health/safety guideline and protocols permit. Proof of vaccination will be required for in-person volunteering.

Requirements:
Have good communication skills and a strong desire to help and work with new immigrants
Be available to teach 2 hours per week
Must attend teacher training and meetings
Have desire to further develop teaching skills
Prior teaching experience preferred

Volunteer Schedules
Monday/Wednesday 2pm-4pm (in-person)
Tuesday/Thursday 7:pm-8:30pm (virtual) (filled for Fall 2022)
Monday/Wednesday 6:30-8:00pm in-person(filled for Fall 2022)

Fall 2022 - Sept 2022 to Dec 2022
Spring 2023 - Feb 2023 to May 2023

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Chinese Progressive Association

Location:

230 Grand Street - Suite 504, New York, NY 10013, US

Mission Statement

Based in Manhattan's Chinatown / Lower East Side, the Chinese Progressive Association works towards social and economic justice for Chinese Americans.

We involve community residents in the decision making processes that affect their lives. We bring together people from diverse backgrounds and walks of life to work toward these goals. We work with other communities and support equality and justice for all.

Description

We provide educational, advocacy, service, and organizing programs that raise the community's living and working standards.

Our current programs include

  • English as a Second Language and Citizenship classes
  • Immigrant Rights Project
  • Shared Stories Youth Program
  • Voter registration and education
  • Chinatown Environmental Health & Justice Project

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

230 Grand StreetSuite 504New York, NY 10013

(40.71873,-73.99509)
 

SKILLS

  • Adult Education
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week plus preparation time

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