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English as a Second Language Personal Tutor, Washtenaw Literacy, Ypsilanti, Michigan


Organization: Washtenaw Literacy
Contact Name: Alison Austin
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197  
United States
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Service Area(s): Tutoring, Teaching, Language Instruction / ESL, Immigrants and Refugees, Education, Directly Serving People, Adult Basic Education / GED
Hourly Commitment:
2.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
40
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
514
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Want to help someone in a way that will change both their lives and yours? Come and learn about other cultures. Gain teaching/tutoring skills. Prepare for the mission field. Tutors needed today! Commitment of 2 hours/week for 6 months. Nationally recognized training and materials provided. Superior volunteer support. Can't make it to the mission field? We'll bring it to you! As an ESL personal tutor you will engage one-on-one or in small clusters with a learner who needs help developing their language skills and cultural competencies. Help foster a belonging, understanding, and compassion in your community! Requirements: Attend a 1-hour information session, then complete 15-hour hands-on training in teaching theory, tutoring techniques and lesson planning. You need only speak English and have a willingness to open yourself up to another. Reach us at our website (washtenawliteracy.org) or call (734) 879-1320 to sign up for the 1-hour information session, the ABCs of Washtenaw Literacy.
Initially Posted: 08/30/2010
Last Updated: 02/23/2017