Language Partner Program Facilitator

Organization Details
Organization Name: University of Winnipeg-English Language Program
Address: Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/elp/
Organizational Description: UWinnipeg's English Language Program (ELP) delivers high quality programming to international and domestic students seeking to enhance their English proficiency. ELP offers a certificate program for those seeking to teach English as an additional language to adults, as well as customized programming and private tutorials - including communication coaching and workplace communication skills enhancement for internationally-educated professionals.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: - Facilitate weekly online conversation group via zoom
o Send weekly emails and zoom links
o Ensure volunteers are available and present for conversation group on weekly basis
o Prepare topics and activities for each week
o Introduce topic and activities to LPP group each session
- Recruit and onboard new volunteers
- With Student Life Coordinator, assist ELP to provide both in person and online options for LPP.
- Other duties as required/assigned
Skills Required: - Native or Fluent English speaker with university level reading
and writing skills.
- Previous experience with English as a second language learners
- Be dependable and punctual
- Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail oriented
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Upon completing one year, honorarium will be provided
Reference letter
Valuable teaching and group leadership experience for your resume
knowledge that you are providing ELP students with the opportunity to practice new skills and build relationships.
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime
Once per week for three total hours - Approximately two hours of preparation and communication to students/volunteers - Approximately one hour of conversation group facilitation online
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: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: any, must be fluent in English
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: elpstudentlife@uwinnipeg.ca
Closing Date: Aug 30, 2022
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