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ESL Volunteers

  • Location: Gisborne VIC
  • Commitment: Regular - less than 6 months
  • Category: Education & Training
  • Suitable for
    • Skilled Volunteers
  • Type of work
    • Education & Training
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Requirements
    • National Police Certificate *
    • Working with Children Check *

    Experienced ESL tutors and/or TESOL/CELTA cert. holders would be highly desirable.

    * May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

We are seeking friendly and enthusiastic English as a Second Language (ESL) Volunteers to support and facilitate English language classes and/or one-on-one tutoring to help migrants develop their literacy and English language skills in a secure and friendly environment. In general ESL Volunteers conduct classes in teams of two, together with another ESL Volunteer. This role may also involve assisting in cultural and social activities for clients and their families during school holidays and other similar occasions.

Roles and responsibilities may include:

Plan lessons, prepare teaching materials and teach weekly classes (during school terms) Manage and support learners in a group and/ or one-on-one setting Maintain accurate records and share them with the Volunteer Engagement Team such as class attendance roll, overview of content covered, lessons learned, etc. Encourage clients and their families to participate in cultural and social activities during school holidays Participate in team meetings and debriefs Ensure complete confidentiality of all information discussed Report any matters of concern about clients, staff or other volunteers to the Team Leader in a timely and professional manner Work accordingly with the Work, Health and Safety guidelines.