English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Circle Facilitator
Somerset-West-Communit
Volunteer Types: Teaching/Tutoring
Organization types: Community and Social Services
Long term (6 months to a year)
Application Deadline: February 23, 2023
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Description

The Volunteer English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Circle Facilitator will support participants to practice conversational skills and connect socially. This is a virtual volunteer position.

Volunteer Responsibilities include the following:
-Based on feedback from program participants, plan and facilitate biweekly one-hour conversation circles using an online platform for a group of 2-6 people
-Correct errors in speaking during the conversation circles
-Answer any questions from participants
-Flag any issues with supervisor

We are looking for volunteers with the following experience:
– ESL tutoring experience is preferable
– Excellent English communication skills
– Excellent facilitation skills, with diverse Seniors
– A high degree of skill and experience with the use of online platforms (for example, Zoom)
– The ability to patiently support participants with language learning
– Computer and internet access
– Tuesday evening availability 5:00-6:00pm

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
Opportunity to give back to the community. Support participants to practice their conversational skills and provide the opportunity for participants to connect socially. Opportunity to provide encouragement to support participants with language learning. Opportunity to build on existing skills and gain skills towards career development

Contact

Doreen Ju
@Somerset West Community Health Centre
613-402-1090
Time it will take to contact applicants:
​1-week

Details

This position would be great for: Adults, Seniors (65+), Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 1
Good for people interested in: Teaching/Tutoring
You will be helping with: Seniors

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