English Language Partner

Organization Details
Organization Name: Immigrant Centre Manitoba
Address: 100 Adelaide St.
Winnipeg MB  R3A 0W2
Website: http://icmanitoba.com/
Organizational Description:
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 3324
   
Description of Duties: Meet online or in person with their Language Partner for informal conversation classes
Encourage and support learners
Share general information about living in Winnipeg
Provide information about Canadian life, culture and customs
   
Skills Required: Long-time Canadian or established Immigrant
Fluent in English with minimum CLB of 8 or equivalent
Adult EAL/ESL teaching experience or certification (e.g. Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language, CTESL) is an asset. 
Other teaching or tutoring experience is an asset
Ability to work with individuals from diverse ethno-cultural backgrounds
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong time management and organization skills
Patience
For online classes - experience using Zoom
   
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
   
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
Daytime
Evening
Weekend

1.5 hours per week
Minimum three-month commitment required
One meeting per week minimum
Shifts available on weekdays, evenings and Saturdays 
Online classes take place via Zoom
In-person classes take place at the Immigrant Centre or off-site at a public location: e.g. library or coffee shop. Volunteers who want to meet with their partner off-site must provide a Police Record Certificate.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: General Populace
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Online: app.betterimpact.com/PublicOrganization/8bddd02c-2206-4c05-a401-ecfc6ff67c4e/1
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2023