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Volunteer Opportunities

Elementary Afterschool Volunteer Tutor

Remote

Tues. & Thur.,

3:00-6:00 PM*

Now thru Dec. 2022

Overview

The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) Education Team is seeking volunteers for our virtual Elementary Afterschool Tutoring Program for the 2022-2023 school year, Fall Semester. Volunteer tutors will be great role models for our students by supporting them in completing their homework and strengthening their academic skills.

Position Description

Volunteer Tutors will support the Elementary School Afterschool Program by offering one-on-one or small group homework help to elementary school students in Grades 1-5. Homework help sessions are conducted via Google Meets and last an hour and a half between 3-6 PM. Volunteer tutors may also be used as substitutes for other volunteers at times.

Qualifications

  • Passionate, committed, engaging!

  • Experience in working with children is preferred, but not required

  • Background in mathematics and/or English is preferred

  • Stable internet connection

  • Gmail account

  • Volunteers must be available on both Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Volunteers must be 15+ years of age at the time of application

Location

Virtual; work can be done from anywhere in the world!

Time Commitment

  • On-going; immediate hire (flexible)

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1.5-hour tutoring sessions between the hours of 3-6 PM

Training/Support Provided

Volunteers will undergo a brief and mandatory training with CIANA staff.

***TO APPLY, please complete this form. If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@cianainc.org.***

Middle School Afterschool Volunteer Tutor

Remote

Mon. & Wed.,

3:00-4:30 PM​*

Now thru Dec. 2022

Overview

The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) Education Team is seeking volunteers for our virtual Middle School Afterschool Program for the 2022-2023 school year, Fall Semester. Volunteers will be great role models for our middle school students by supporting them in completing their homework, strengthening their academic skills, and leading fun virtual activities for students.

Position Description

Volunteer tutors will support the Middle School students by offering small group virtual homework help to students in Grades 6-8. Homework help sessions are conducted via Google Meets between 3-4:30PM. Volunteers may also have the opportunity to lead extracurricular activities between 4:30-6PM (to be discussed during meet-and-greet). Due to occasional schedule changes, volunteer tutors may also substitute for other volunteer tutors at times.

Qualifications

  • Passionate, committed, engaging!

  • Experience working with children is preferred, but not required

  • Background in mathematics and/or English is preferred

  • Stable internet connection

  • Gmail account

  • Volunteers must be available on Monday and Wednesday between 3-4:30PM; additional availability between 4:30-6PM is a plus but not required.

  • Volunteers must be 16+ years of age at the time of application

Location

Virtual; work can be done from anywhere in the world!

Time Commitment

  • On-going; immediate hire (flexible)

  • Monday and Wednesday, 3-4:30PM (required); 4:30-6PM (possible)

Training/Support Provided

Volunteers will undergo a brief and mandatory training with CIANA staff.

***TO APPLY, please complete this form. If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@cianainc.org.***

Volunteer ESL Instructor

Remote

Thurs. & Fri., 10:30AM-12PM

Sep.-Dec. 2022

Position Overview

CIANA is looking for a volunteer instructor to teach our English as a Second Language (ESL) class for adults Thursday and Friday mornings from 10:30 AM to Noon. Our next session will begin at the end of September 2022. Classes are typically attended by 10-20 students whose English proficiency ranges from beginner to intermediate. You must be comfortable managing a diverse group of students and facilitating fun and interactive activities.

 

Responsibilities

  • Write and deliver English lessons that incorporate reading, writing, speaking, and listening components based on a curriculum

  • Facilitate lessons on life skills and practical English in a fun and accessible way

  • Collaborate with other ESL teachers on lesson development and execution

  • Assist in tracking student needs and progress

 

Requirements

  • Consistent availability on Thursdays and Fridays from 10AM to 12PM

  • Charismatic, dynamic, and interactive instruction methods

  • Motivated to help students achieve their goals

  • Competent in and respectful of cultural differences

  • Passionate about advancing immigrant rights

Bonus Points

  • Students enrolled in a CELTA, TESOL, or TEFL program, or a retired teacher

  • Proficiency or fluency in another language (especially Arabic, Bengali, and Spanish)

 

Location

Remote

 

Compensation

Unpaid

 

Time Commitment

3-4 hours per week; Thursdays and Fridays, 10:30AM-12PM

 

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to recruitment@cianainc.org.

 

About CIANA

The Center for the Integration & Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) is a social services organization that works to integrate new immigrants from the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and Latin America into the socio-economic and civic life of American society while maintaining pride in their cultural heritage. Learn more about CIANA on our website www.cianainc.org, and follow us on social media @cianainc.

 

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