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Volunteer opportunity description
There are 1.8 million immigrant adults in New York City who want to practice English. Want to help? Find a volunteer opportunity in your neighborhood to help immigrants practice English in a We Are New York conversation group!
We Are New York volunteer facilitators are students, seniors and working professionals who commit their time to helping adult immigrants practice English and learn about important City services.
Conversation Group Facilitators:
-Commit to leading 10 two-hour classes. Classes may occur once weekly for ten weeks, or twice weekly for five weeks.
-Attend six hours of training before placement leading a group and a three-hour follow-up training after they have started leading a conversation group.
-Comply with weekly reporting requirements.
-May use this service opportunity for any community service requirements at their respective colleges or program. The We Are New York Staff will sign and fill all documents needed after the volunteer completes his/her language group.
Scheduling is flexible with evening and weekend placement options in all five boroughs.The only requirements are that the volunteer knows English, is outgoing, and is interested in New York’s diverse immigrant population.
To register to attend a training(s), visit our website www.nyc.gov/LearnEnglish and click on the 'Volunteer' tab.
Our volunteer needs
We need volunteers who are free at these times