English Language Program for Seniors (ELP) Classroom Volunteer

Organization Details
Organization Name: A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
Address: 200-280 Smith Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1K2
Website: https://www.aosupportservices.ca/
Organizational Description: Since 1957, A & O: Support Services for Older Adults has been providing specialized social services to older adults. Our programs fall under 3 pillars of service: Safety & Security, Social Engagement and Counselling. Last year, we helped over 27,000 older Manitobans.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: A & O Senior Immigrant Settlement Services requires culturally sensitive volunteers, who enjoy working with older adults in our English Language Program for Seniors (ELP) Classroom.

The volunteer:
- Helps students with classroom activities, including small group work and other learning activities.
- Assists classroom teacher by working one-on-one or with small groups of students as assigned.
Skills Required: - Culturally sensitive
- Interest in working with people from different cultures and
with older adults
- Leadership skills and experience in facilitating groups
- Friendly and welcoming manner
- Excellent English communication skills
- Dedicated, reliable, and patient
- Willing to accept direction and supervision from staff
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Group facilitation skills
Leaderships skills
EAL teacher
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Minimum of two hours per week
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: Email: MKapoor@aosupportservices.ca
Phone: 204-956-6440
Closing Date: Dec 31, 2021
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