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English Language Learners (E.L.L) Tutors for elementary students needed!

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CRB has partnered with the Kent School District to provide academic support services that will help to ensure refugee youth are successful in school and beyond. CRB provides a variety of educational support programming for students, their families, and school personnel.

Reading Program ELL Tutors will provide individualized or small group tutoring to elementary school-aged refugee and immigrant youth. Volunteers may need to prepare lesson plans and/or develop exercises targeting specific academic skills. Tutoring sessions will focus on building students’ academic skills and providing opportunities to build students’ proficiency in English.

Time Involvement: 8-16 hours per week, with a minimum three-month commitment required.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Tutor refugee youth in pre-identified academic subjects: tutoring strategies should focus on increasing student comprehension, building academic skills, and be results-oriented.
  • Engage children in enjoyable experiences with literature - writing, reading, and listening.
  • Implement interactive, learner-centered methodologies into instruction.
  • Help children feel successful by giving positive feedback and support.
  • Provide feedback to Reading Program Coordinator on individual student progress and/or challenges on a consistent basis.
  • Help maintain focus during group activities and programs.
  • Work with students in individual or small group settings.

Position requirements:

  • Reside in Seattle Metro Area
  • COVID-19 Vaccination preferred
  • Prior experience tutoring youth is helpful, but not necessary.
  • Cultural humility, including experience working with individuals who have limited formal education and/or English literacy skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations; to be comfortable teaching in a multi-level classroom.
  • Adept at facilitating educational activities with individuals or small groups.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Complete daily volunteer log/time sheets and submit them for approval to the Youth Program Coordinator in a timely manner
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain a consistent tutoring schedule.
  • Abide by all of CRB’s established protocols, codes of conduct, and procedures

Benefits:

  • Join a community of people with similar values, built on the foundation of helping others and giving back to the community.
  • Hands-on experience in community engagement activities
  • Support a community-based organization to improve the lives of refugee and immigrant families in the South King County Region

Application Process:

  • Volunteer application
  • Phone Interview with Program Manager
  • Orientation and background check


CRB has partnered with the Kent School District to provide academic support services that will help to ensure refugee youth are successful in school and beyond. CRB provides a variety of educational support programming for students…

Details at a Glance

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

Location

On-site

Meadow Ridge or Panther Lake Elementary Schools

Kent, WA, USA
Directions

You will be able to choose which elementary schools you would like to be based in

How to Apply

Please fill out the Microsoft Form for your application. Email mutendek@allburmarefugees.org for questions or concerns!

Please fill out the Microsoft Form for your application. Email mutendek@allburmarefugees.org for questions or concerns!

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