EAL Classroom Assistant

Organization Details
Organization Name: Portage Learning and Literacy Centre
Address: 110 Saskatchewan Ave W
Portage la Prairie MB  R1N 0M1
Website: https://pllc.ca/
Organizational Description: The Portage Learning and Literacy Centre is a not-for-profit organization providing individuals of the Central Plains region with opportunities to realize their education, employment, and life goals through a positive and supportive environment.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: -Assist Instructor as requested
-Sometimes duties will include working with an individual or small groups
-Be prepared to show initiative and assist with activities where needed
-Circulate around the classroom and assist the students
-Be a model of English language use
-Keep track of your volunteer hours monthly and send to the Volunteer Coordinator
Skills Required: -Cultural awareness
-Reliability, dedication
-Some educational or teaching experience preferred
-A valid current Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry form must be submitted prior to engaging with newcomers
-Keep private client information confidential
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Assist the EAL (English as an Additional Language) Instructor in the classroom. EAL classes are for adult learners with a variety of needs - multi-level everyday English, workplace and professional English, pronunciation, writing, etc.
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
Location of volunteer opportunity: Central
- Portage la Prairie
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Are supported
Requires child minding
Speaks French
Uses a wheelchair
Speaks another language: All languages
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Certificate of recognition
Child minding
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: In Person
Online: pllc.ca/volunteer-form/
Closing Date: Jan 1, 2023