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English (ESL) Literacy Tutor, Aquinas Literacy Center, Chicago, Illinois


Organization: Aquinas Literacy Center
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 3540 South Hermitage Ave
Chicago, Illinois  60609  
United States
Great For: Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Tutoring, Teaching, Service Setup/Tear Down/Logistics, Language Instruction / ESL, Immigrants and Refugees, Education, Directly Serving People, Adult Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
1.5 per: Week
Number of Positions:
30
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
170
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Help adult immigrants learn English at Aquinas Literacy Center! By volunteering as an English Literacy Tutor for just 90 minutes per week, you can empower an adult learner to achieve their personal and professional goals. Tutoring is scheduled at your convenience during regular Center hours (Monday through Wednesday 9am-8pm and Thursdays 9am-5pm). All tutoring occurs at our Center, located at 3540 S. Hermitage Ave. in Chicago. Prospective tutors must be native or near native English speakers. Knowledge of another language is not required; all tutoring is in English. You will receive 13 hours of training before working with an assigned learner. Our next New Tutor Training Workshop will be: Friday, April 28 from 6pm to 9pm and Saturday, April 29 from 9am to 4pm Prospective tutors must attend both days, and advance registration is required. A one-time $25 fee helps cover the cost of materials and workshop refreshments. The remaining 3 hours of training are scheduled individually during regular Center hours. At the end of all training, you will receive a 6 month membership and a certificate through ProLiteracy. Contact us for registration information today! Email Sabrina at sabrina@aquinasliteracycenter.org or call (773) 927-0512. Watch this clip to learn more about Aquinas Literacy Center: http://youtu.be/nmwujve0vCw
Initially Posted: 09/06/2016
Last Updated: 03/28/2017

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   08/30
End Date:    06/18