ESL Program Volunteers- Forest Hill Church- South Blvd./Harris YMCA

Through their partnership, the Harris YMCA and Forest Hill Church offer English classes to adults living in the South Blvd corridor three times per week. The program seeks to acculturate the students and build community while providing participants with the language skills they seek in order to improve their lives and the lives of their families. Would you offer your skills to help our community members learn English? Ways to volunteer: OCCASIONALLY: Registration Assistant *Welcome & guide new students; distribute books and answer questions *Available 1-2 times (for a 3 hour shift) every 3 months--- September, March and June *Speaking or understanding Spanish is helpful, but not required WEEKLY: General Administration *Available weekly or bi-weekly for a few hours (in-person or remote) *Communicate with students via text for reminders/ responses; other administrative tasks *Need attention to detail; understanding Spanish is helpful, but not required FEW TIMES/MONTH: Conversation Club or Learning Groups *Available 2-4 times a month on Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, (October 5- November 30) (or possibly Thursdays, 10 am – 12 noon) *Have strong command of English language * Interested in those with other backgrounds and experience Conversation Club Volunteers guide a small group playing specially created games, to promote conversation skills and acculturation. Learning Group Volunteers guides introductory level students through a study of brief lessons covering basic, English grammar and vocabulary. Requires commitment each Wednesday night. **ALL volunteers will work under the guidance of the ESL Director. Volunteer training and all the materials provided. Groups meet at Forest Hill – South Blvd., 6210 Old Pineville Rd, Charlotte 28217. **For more details, contact Susan Padgett, ESL Director at 704-612-2214 or esl.classes@foresthill.org

6210 Old Pineville Road Charlotte, NC 28217 United States

Forest Hill Church

Ana Butters at ana.butters@ymcacharlotte.org

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Position Dates Need
General Administration Aug 01, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 3
Fall Conversation Club/Learning Groups Oct 01, 2022 - Nov 30, 2022 17