Volunteer Opportunity
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ESL Instructor, The Salvation Army Nashville Area Command, Nashville, Tennessee

Organization: The Salvation Army Nashville Area Command
Contact Name: Misty Ratcliff
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: 525 Paragon Mills
Nashville, Tennessee  37211  
United States
Great For: Great for Seniors
Service Area(s): Teaching, Social Services, Language Instruction / ESL, Immigrants and Refugees, Education, Directly Serving People, Adult Ministry, Adult Basic Education / GED
Hourly Commitment:
1.0 per: Week
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position


Immigrants and Refugees attend ESL classes to reach their long term goals. Many students are in this class to get a better job, enroll in higher education, and get involved in their children’s education. The ESL Teacher plays a vital role in supporting immigrants and refugees in learning about American culture and education. DUTIES INCLUDE: Observe ESL Class prior to volunteering Attend volunteer orientation and training Reviewing weekly lesson plans provided by the ESL Coordinator Execute lesson based off of lesson plan and activities provided for designated level Commitment Required: The ESL Classes are held on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and there is a 6 week commitment to teaching. Volunteers cannot miss more than 1 out of the 6 week volunteer commitment so as to ensure an excellent education experience for students. If the volunteer knows that on Tuesday he/she will have a workplace or personal interference that could cause multiple absences or tardiness please immediately contact the ESL Coordinator. The teacher/facilitator does not need to know a second language to volunteer.
Initially Posted: 02/10/2014
Last Updated: 05/27/2016