ESL Volunteer Tutor

English Language Learners In-Home Program

About the organization

A 3x RPCV created the English Language Learners in-Home Program 17 years ago. It is a non-profit, 501(c)3, all-volunteer organization that provides free-of-charge English language instruction to adult immigrants and refugees in the low-to-moderate income bracket. The instruction before COVID was delivered in one-on-one sessions, in the client’s home; due to COVID instructions are given virtually, by trained ESL volunteer tutors. Additionally, we offer courses in workplace communication, GED preparation, computer and financial literacy, and citizenship study..........all at no cost..

Duties

Are you looking for a meaningful, fun way to give back to the community? We are currently recruiting volunteer tutors to teach basic English language skills virtually on a one-on-one online basis with a learner assigned to you who matches your availability. Training on how to teach English as a second language is provided at no cost, which takes one hour online at your convenience. . Instructional material are provided at no cost.

Commitment is 2 hours per week. Full training is provided so you do not need to have teaching experience nor knowledge of your student's language when starting. Your student can be from anywhere in the world and, if desired, you can learn your student's language as an exchange.

Qualifications

Requirements: Speak, read, write, understand English fluently.

Salary

Volunteer only: Unpaid

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Who We Are: The English Language In-Home Program (ELL) is a nonprofit, volunteer service organization. It was founded in 2004, in response to a need recognized in the growing immigrant community, for education in English speaking, reading, writing, and understanding English.
What We Do:We provide instruction for adults, in English Literacy, GED/HiSET Preparation, Computer Literacy, Citizenship Study, and Conversation Skills, using community volunteer tutors. The books and materials used for tutoring are obtained from grants and donations to the program. Tutoring and all materials are provided free to the students. Tutoring is done one-on-one via online programs. The minimum tutoring sessions are 1 hour twice a week, on days and at times that meet the student’s schedule.
Who We Serve: Since the program started, with 1 tutor and 6 students, it currently has over 390 tutors helping over 400 students. In total so far, we have tutored over 6,000 families.

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