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Volunteer ESL Teacher

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Garces Foundation
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 5 months ago
Volunteer ESL Teacher

Garces Foundation is looking for dedicated and innovative adult English as a Second Language (ESL) volunteer teachers to teach classes either online OR in person in South Philadelphia from July 7 - September 26. Our program runs on quarterly sessions, enrolling more than 100 learners a session. We offer five different levels of English classes, ranging from a low-beginner level to an advanced book club. Most but not all learners are native Spanish speakers and the large majority currently work in the restaurant industry.

In addition to ESL classes, we also offer learners the option to enroll in additional workshops with topics ranging from restaurant professional development, digital literacy, financial literacy, health topics (especially relating to COVID-19), nutrition, and citizenship.


  • Approximately 3-4 hours as week (2 classes a week for 90 min/class + 1 hour prep and/or travel)
  • 3 month commitment (July 7 - September 26)
  • Must attend 1 pre-serve training (June 27, 5:00pm - 6:30pm Online)
  • Classes in the morning and evening; most schedules are M/W or Tue/Thur
  • Significant materials provided; use Ventures series from Cambridge University Press for non-academic adult learners
  • Computer, Internet, and printing/copying access
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Spanish language skills are NOT required


Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS in education or closely related field; experience teaching a second or foreign language; experience learning a second or foreign language; interest in serving the Latino community of Philadelphia; cultural understanding of the Latino community at large

Bonus Qualifications:

Spanish speaking; experience in restaurant industry

Garces Foundation is looking for dedicated and innovative adult English as a Second Language (ESL) volunteer teachers to teach classes either online OR in person in South Philadelphia from July 7 - September 26. Our program runs on quarterly…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    June 27, 2021
    5:00 PM EDT
    9:00 PM UTC
  • End Date
    September 26, 2021
    5:00 PM EDT
    9:00 PM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1901 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19148, United States
Room # 205

How to Apply

Please visit our website at www.garcesfoundation.org/volunteer and complete a volunteer application.

Please visit our website at www.garcesfoundation.org/volunteer and complete a volunteer application.

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