Volunteer Opportunity

ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)/Citizenship Instructional Support

Hybrid
Volunteer must be in or near Seattle, WA
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Published 1 month ago

Details at a Glance

Start Date
September 3, 2024
12:00 PM PDT
End Date
July 15, 2025
12:01 PM PDT
Schedule
Weekdays
Time Commitment
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Recurrence
Recurring
Benefits
Stipend Provided
Training Provided

Description

The AmeriCorps member will work to increase learning opportunities for economically disadvantaged immigrant and refugee adults in our community. In addition to teaching small group classes, they will provide ongoing support to students, and volunteer classroom assistants and tutors. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan and teach on-going classes online and in-person classes focusing on English language, basic life skills, civics and citizenship, and basic digital literacy
  • Manage caseload of 20 -30 students, conducting intake interviews and ongoing assessments.
  • Help students establish a learning plan and connect students with learning opportunities and resources to support their progress in achieving their literacy and life skills goals
  • Manage a caseload of 5 - 10, 1:1 tutoring pairs
  • Provide direct lesson planning and instructional support to volunteer class assistants and tutors

Desired Qualifications:

  • Literacy Source is working to become a fully inclusive, multicultural, anti-racist organization. Commitment to this work is essential.
  • A strong ethic of service and commitment to anti-poverty work
  • Demonstrated interest in working in ESOL adult education and/or formal education in this field
  • Proficiency in English, ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational abilities, project, and time management skills
  • Proficiency with Google Suite and MS office programs including Outlook & Teams
  • Willingness to maintain a strong work ethic in the face of challenges such as living within the means of the AmeriCorps living stipend
  • Experience managing volunteers, and/or working with homeless, diverse, or low-income populations
  • Knowledge or experience of the U.S. naturalization process
  • Willing to work two evenings and occasional weekends

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States, and able to pass NSCHC background checks. 

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Basic health coverage
  • Education Award ($6,495) upon successful completion of service
  • Childcare assistance
  • Student loan forbearance
  • Monthly living allowance: $2,276.19
  • Member Equity Enhancement Stipend (Income-eligible applicants)
  • Full training

For more information, view the jobs page of our website https://www.literacysource.org/jobs. 

The AmeriCorps member will work to increase learning opportunities for economically disadvantaged immigrant and refugee adults in our community. In addition to teaching small group classes, they will provide ongoing support to…

Location

Hybrid
Volunteer must be in or near Seattle, WA

Literacy Source

3200 NE 125th St, Seattle, WA 98125, USA

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Caroline Socha: carolines@literacysource.org.

Send a cover letter and resume to Caroline Socha: carolines@literacysource.org.

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