Citizenship Instructor

Published

06/12/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Mercy Center
332 East 149th Street
8th Floor
Bronx
New York
10451
United States

Description

About Mercy Center:


Mercy Center is a haven in Mott Haven, a community center offering programs and services that empower women and their families to reach their full potential and become agents of change for healthy family living and economic independence. We promote an improved quality of life by addressing the needs of the whole person in a community of respect, hospitality, and non-violence.


Who we’re looking for:


  • Proficient English speakers with good working knowledge of US History
  • Passionate and compassionate individuals looking to empower immigrants through English language, US History, and reading/writing instruction
  • Volunteer with good interpersonal skills who enjoy working in diverse linguistic and cultural settings.
  • Applicants with teaching experience preferred but not required


Responsibilities:


  • Help aspiring US citizens prepare for the exam by teaching a 2 day/week course for 3 weeks in July (see exact times and dates below)
  • Implement and adapt lesson plans from provided curriculum
  • Report to the Director of Immigrant Services



Commitment:


  • Must commit to teaching the entire 3-week course:


Tuesday and Thursdays

10am-2pm

July 10- July 26

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

bmeehan@mercycenterbronx.org
http://www.mercycenterbronx.org

Please send resume and a very brief cover letter to Bridget Meehan at bmeehan@mercycenterbronx.org


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