English Conversation Class (ECC) Facilitator

Organization Details
Organization Name: A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
Address: 200-207 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB  R3C 1M5
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
Volunteer Opportunity ID: 589
Description of Duties: A & O Senior Immigrant Settlement Services requires culturally sensitive volunteers, who enjoy working with older adults to facilitate conversation classes for English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners.

The volunteer:
- Assists participants in the program to achieve greater fluency and confidence in the English language through conversation in an informal group setting
- Facilitates English conversation circles using the program curriculum.
Skills Required: Strong leadership skills and experience in group work with excellent communication skills is a requirement.
Skills Gained/Related Careers: Group facilitation skills
Leaderships skills
EAL teacher
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:

2 hours per week for 15 weeks (90-minute session & prep time)
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
How to Apply: Email: mkapoor@aosupportservices.ca
Phone: 204-956-6440
Closing Date: Mar 31, 2024
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