Opportunity Details

Adult Education
Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+, Orientation Required

Join the ESOL (Classroom) Corps!

Make an impact with the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Corps!

We are looking for fresh faces to join existing Corps Volunteers in helping to transform people’s lives. Teach a grandparent to communicate with their grandchild, help adult learners expand their job search, or assist someone in gaining citizenship by developing adult learner's English skills through the ESOL (Classroom) Corps!
 

Corps volunteers are a part of a network of volunteers who share a passion for enhancing English skills for adult learners. Volunteers serve as classroom support, and help students prepare for the TOEFL exams at 3 partner organizations focused on adult ESOL education. Corps volunteers deepen their community engagement by committing to serve twice-a-month through the Corps and attending skill building opportunities.

See a complete list of expectations and benefits of the Corps program, here.


We are looking for volunteers who are interested in:

 
1. Joining the ESOL (Classroom) Corps Program and meeting the Corps expectations, including serving 2 times/month at one of our Corps partner sites
 
2. Working in classrooms and community centers one-on-one with adult learners to build English Language Skills.
 
3. Working with a diverse population of volunteers and adult learners and comfortable with cultural differences.
 

 

 

Check out our ESOL (Classroom) Corps Partner Sites:

(Schedule subject to change)

 

Gardner Pilot Academy

  • Assist adult learners in a classroom setting, and help learners use basic technology

  • Tuesdays or Thursday evenings 6pm-830pm

Project Hope

  • Classroom assistant with adult learners

  • Thursday afternoons 11am-12pm, 230pm-330pm

St. Mark’s Community Education Program

  • Assist with adult English classes and participate in conversation groups

  • Monday evenings 630pm-9pm, Thursday evenings 630pm-9pm, Saturday mornings 10am-1130am (conversation group)

All ESOL (Classroom) Corps Volunteers will need to complete and pass a CORI Background check and plan to attend our kick-off training
 
If you are interested in this opportunity, please Express Interest below. You will then be contacted by Boston Cares staff with additional information and a brief application.  Please contact Kayla Parker, kparker@bostoncares.org with any questions.

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