YMCA of Greater Saint John

Local Community - Saint John, NB
Member For 4 years
Alt Phone506-646-2396
Email r.peters@saintjohny.ca
Website https://saintjohny.ymca.ca/
Address 191 churchill Blvd, Saint John, NB

English Additional Language Tutor

YMCA of Greater Saint John
Local Community

English Additional Language Tutors provide English language support to Newcomer clients who may or may not be currently enrolled in a LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program. After receiving relevant training, they meet with the adult learners individually to help them improve their English Literacy skills

  • Background Check Required
  • Saint John - 191 churchill Blvd
  • Saint John, NB
  • Starting Immediately
  • 3-6hrs / month
  • 1 Spots Available of 6
  • Suitable For: All Ages

This Position has an accompanying Application Form:

0. Volunteer Package.pdf

Dates and Times

Flexible Schedule

Required Qualifications

• Computer Skills (MS Word, Internet Explorer) • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent • Strong English Proficiency • Cultural Sensitivity

Position Responsibilities

• Complete Volunteer Application and provide a clear Criminal Record Check prior to commencing • Attend orientation and relevant training sessions provided by Newcomer Connections. (Introduction to Newcomer Connections/Cultural Competency.) • Work one-on-one with beginner level EAL (English as an Additional Language) students to provide literacy instruction. • Use relevant and appropriate resources for instruction. ( A guide of resources will be provided during training session) • Update the Volunteer Liaison on any issues in a timely manner. • Complete monthly progress reports using the framework provided and submit to the Community Volunteer Liaison, k.pierce@saintjohny.com on the first Monday of each month.

Volunteer Benefits

A rewarding experience to work one-on-one with a Newcomer to help them improve their English skills.