Opening Doors for New Americans since 1882
Minimum Time Requirements: 3 consistent, continuous hours per week (1 hour prep, 2 hours in class), three (3) months per year.
Brief Description: Teach ESL to incoming refugees. Volunteers with consistent daytime availability can support existing classes offered at our main offices. Additional opportunities are available for volunteers to provide ESL tutoring for either refugee youth or adults in community based settings close to where the refugee resides (South or Northeast Philadelphia). These community based tutoring opportunities have greater flexibility with regards to time and day of the week.
Will travel be required? Yes, if needed for off-site classes.
Are there language needs? No.
Minimum educational/degree requirements: TESOL Certification
Will training be provided? Yes, you are required to attend a Refugee Team Volunteer Orientation.
All volunteers must have PA Criminal Record, Child Abuse Clearances, and FBI Criminal Background checks completed before starting ($28 total).