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Conversation Facilitator Fall 2021- English Language Learners

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With your enthusiasm and compassion, support adult English-language learners from  our English For Parents program improve their conversational fluency. In weekly  meetings via Zoom, serve as a conversation facilitator to provide 2-3 students with  much-needed one-on-one speaking practice.

English for Parents is an English for Speaker of Other Languages (ESOL) program that  supports parents and caregivers in building children’s early literacy skills while  strengthening the emotional connection between parents and their children.

Location and Schedule

Choose a schedule from below (volunteers may commit to more than once a week):

● Mondays 10:30am-11:00am or 1:00pm-1:30pm 

● Tuesdays 10:30am-11:00am or 1:00pm-1:30pm 

● Wednesday 10:30am-11:00am or 1:00pm-1:30pm 

● Thursday 10:30am-11:00am or 1:00pm-1:30pm 

● All of the above times are the last 30 minutes of our English class; although it is  not necessary, you are welcome to join the class when it begins if interested.

● All meetings will be held using Zoom video conferencing

Key Responsibilities

● Attend a kick-off meeting (remote) led by a Literacy Partners teacher  

● Facilitate weekly 30-minute remote conversations among 2-3 adult English language learners, suitable to the students’ English level 

● Utilize materials provided by teachers to facilitate conversations

● Check in with the program supervisor as needed

Qualifications

● Interest in working with NYC’s immigrant parent population  

● Able to use video conferencing apps such as Zoom 

● Consent to a basic background check 

● Be at least 18 years old 

● Fluent in speaking English

Contact:

volunteer@literacypartners.org or

Apply directly here

With your enthusiasm and compassion, support adult English-language learners from  our English For Parents program improve their conversational fluency. In weekly  meetings via Zoom, serve as a conversation facilitator to provide 2-3…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
    10:30 AM EDT
    2:30 PM UTC
  • End Date
    January 27, 2022
    1:30 PM EST
    6:30 PM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
75 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, United States
Suite 1102

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