Citizenship Class Assistant

Published

04/16/2018

Start Date

04/21/2018

End Date

06/30/2018

Times of day

Weekends

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Address

Centro Presente
12 Bennington Street
East Boston
Massachusetts
02128
United States

Description


Do you identify as an advocate for social justice?

Join our dynamic team of volunteer English and Citizenship teachers and make a lasting impact in the lives of immigrants and their families in Boston!


BASIC INFORMATION

Centro Presente's Education for Empowerment Program (EFE) provides Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced English; Citizenship; and Spanish Literacy classes to the Latino community of East Boston. Our curriculum has a unique dual focus-- we provide students with both language skills and essential knowledge of their rights as immigrants. 

Volunteer teachers must be able to commit 4 hours per week to assisting in the Citizenship class. Assistants work with lead teacher(s) in a class of 10-15 students.

The Citizenship class is designed to prepare students for the citizenship exam and interview, a major component of the naturalization process.

Textbooks, lesson plans, resources, and training are provided to all teachers.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

  • Citizenship Assistant
  • Saturday 1pm-5pm


START DATE

  • April 21st 2018 or ASAP


REQUIREMENTS 

  • Assist teaching 40 hours of instruction during a 10-week cycle
  • Collaborate with lead teacher to plan lessons
  • Actively engage and coach students during class activities
  • Assist with setting up and breaking down classroom, printing materials, taking attendance


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Teaching or tutoring experience
  • Experience working with immigrant communities 
  • Commitment to immigrants' rights and social justice 
  • Organized and resourceful 
  • Volunteer must commit to completing at least one 10-week cycle. Preference will be given to qualified volunteers who can commit to multiple cycles.
  • Spanish language ability a plus but not required

We look forward to hearing from you!


HOW TO APPLY

To apply please submit your resume to the Adult Education Coordinator Meredith Gamble at mgamble@cpresente.org.


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