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The ability to understand English is an important skill at any age. There's always time to learn! Facilitate a class that allows seniors to practice speaking, reading and writing English.
Lead a weekly class in ESL (English as a Second Language) for Russian speakers
Create lessons suitable for people with varying knowledge of English
Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff
Experience teaching ESL
Experience working with seniors is helpful, but not required
Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Strong communication skills
Knowledge of Russian is helpful, but not required
Comfort leading a group of varying levels
Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one day a week during business hours
Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA's volunteer policies
Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island.