ESL Volunteer for Spanish Speaking Senior Citizens



Time Commitment

A few hours per month


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Union Settlement
2029 2nd Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Union Settlement – Senior Services is seeking a volunteer to facilitate a Beginner ESL class to improve members Basic English skills. The participants of this class will be senior citizens whose native language is Spanish. We would like a volunteer to come in once or twice a week for about an hour or two, although days and hours are based on volunteer’s flexibility. The volunteer must be available during normal business hours Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am to 4pm.


Experience teaching is preferred.

Must be able to plan and create program agenda

Preparation of handouts and lesson plans

Volunteer must be reliable, and dedicated to the position.

Must be comfortable teaching and working with senior citizens. Group of about 5-10 seniors


Volunteer must have good communication skills. We are looking for someone to be creative, and open minded. A person that can have patience, energy, and problem solving skills to help seniors learn English.

If you think this is the volunteer position for you please respond to this posting!

Please send contact information and resume to Jeanette Iturbides