Volunteer Opportunity

English Teacher for Older Adults

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Jewish Association Serving the Aging | Brooklyn, NY
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Jewish Association Serving the Aging


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Published 5 months ago

Time Commitment

A few hours per month


Purpose

The ability to understand English is an important skill at any age. There's always time to learn! Facilitate a class that allows seniors to practice speaking, reading and writing English.

Responsibilities



  • Lead a weekly class in ESL (English as a Second Language) for Russian speakers
  • Create lessons suitable for people with varying knowledge of English
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with JASA seniors and staff

Skills



  • Experience teaching ESL
  • Experience working with seniors is helpful, but not required
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Patience
  • Knowledge of Russian is helpful, but not required
  • Comfort leading a group of varying levels

Other



  • Flexible scheduling is available with a minimum commitment of one day a week during business hours
  • Ongoing opportunity
  • Maintain professional behavior at all times and adhere to JASA’s volunteer policies

About JASA

Founded in 1968, JASA's mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA is one of New York's largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

Purpose

The ability to understand English is an important skill at any age. There's always time to learn! Facilitate a class that allows seniors to practice speaking, reading and writing English.

Responsibilities



  • Lead a weekly class in ESL…

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How To Apply

Please email volunteer@jasa.org to express interest. Include the title of the opportunity and that you saw the lisiting on idealist.

Please email volunteer@jasa.org to express interest. Include the title of the opportunity and that you saw the lisiting on idealist.

Location

2880 West 12th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224
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