Conversational English

Aid Volunteer

This position is under the Seniors Centre.

Start Date: Immediate

Summary

Conversational English Aid Volunteer will plan programs with at least 10-15 seniors, while promoting basic English language skills through conversations and activities.

Lessons Include:

  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Pronunciation
  • Spoken English/communication

 

Responsibilities

  1. Plan and implement conversational activities with seniors
  2. Promote independent learning by allowing seniors to complete lessons independently, offering assistance and coaching as requested by senior
  3. Must fill out completed hours in the volunteer attendance (sign-in) every week
  4. Must abide to Malvern Family Resource Centre’s policies and procedures
  5. Must encourage inclusiveness within group members in a positive atmosphere

 

Requirements

  1. Interest in, and/or experience teaching Basic English at a beginner level
  2. Interest in, and/or experience working with seniors
  3. Ability to communicate with sensitivity to clients from diverse language and cultural backgrounds
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills
  5. Good Organizational skills
  6. Accurate and detail-oriented
  7. Criminal reference check or police clearance letter is required

 

Commitment

1 hour a week, one day a week (Mondays), for 12 weeks with option to continue

For more information, contact:

Volunteer Coordinator
Email: volunteer@mfrc.org
Phone: 416-284-4184 ext. 205