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Pre-GED tutoring -- Tutor low-literacy adults in Spanish - Reading, writing, math skills -- Mujeres Unidas Avanzando in Dorchester -- In Zoom or in-person!

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Volunteer Positions at Mujeres Unidas Avanzando

Academic Year 2021-2022



Agency Overview/Mission: At Mujeres Unidas Avanzando (MUA), our mission is to help adults break the barriers that stand in the way of their social and economic growth. Through our programs, MUA serves low-income residents from Dorchester and Boston’s surrounding neighborhoods, the clear majority of whom are Latina, although any woman is welcome to take advantage of our programs and services*. We offer English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes; High School Equivalency preparation in Spanish (HiSET); computer classes; health workshops and focus groups; HHA, Phlebotomy, and CMA trainings; Citizenship Preparation; counseling; basic needs referrals and assistance; Family Literacy; one-on-one tutoring provided by volunteers; pull-out sessions for struggling students; and on-site child care for mothers with preschool aged children participating in MUA’s program. Our day classes run from 9:30-12:00 and 12:30-3:00, and our evening program runs from 6:00-9:00. Our classes will be a blend of in-person and online for the academic year 2021-2022 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All services are free.

*Our day program is open to women only, but our evening program is open to women and men.


Spanish Literacy Tutors

Tutors will lead one lesson per week to a group of 3-4 dedicated women learning to read and write in Spanish (their native language). Their goal is to master reading, writing, and basic mathematics skills, and to then enroll in our Spanish HiSET (GED) program. Three main content areas covered in these tutoring sessions are reading and phonics; writing; K-8th grade-level mathematics. Tutors can focus on one content area or work with all three. MUA has a number of resources volunteers can use for planning and executing their lessons.

**Volunteers for this position must be able to commit to the same day and time for the entire semester. Preference will be given to those that can commit to the full year and those with advanced or fluent Spanish language skills. Mornings are preferred (9:30-12:00) but not required.


Time Commitment:

  • We ask that volunteers commit to at least one day per week for the fall semester (September – December). Volunteers that are able to commit for the entirety of the year are welcomed.


Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Volunteer Orientation/Training session.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team environment.
  • Organized, dedicated, and responsible.
  • Desire and ability to work with people from diverse, cultural, linguistic, racial, and economic backgrounds.
  • Self-driven and results-oriented, with a focus on high quality service.
  • Open-minded and respectful.
  • Willing and able to undergo a background check (CORI).

Volunteer Positions at Mujeres Unidas Avanzando

Academic Year 2021-2022



Agency Overview/Mission: At Mujeres Unidas Avanzando (MUA), our mission is to help adults break the barriers that stand in the way of their social and economic growth…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
54 Clayton St, Boston, MA 02122, United States

How to Apply

For more information about MUA, visit our website at www.muaboston.org.


To contact us about volunteering, send a brief introduction to volunteer@muaboston.org, explaining why you are interested in volunteering, which role you are most interested in, and your availability for the fall. Thank you!

For more information about MUA, visit our website at www.muaboston.org.


To contact us about volunteering, send a brief introduction to volunteer@muaboston.org, explaining why you…

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