Teach an adult to read, write, multiply, or divide. Help a foreign student converse and understand American customs. Work as volunteer adult education teacher’s aide. Work one-on-one or with a small group. You do not need to be a certified teacher. Training is provided.
If you are interested in being a volunteer tutor, please contact Merle Oberman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-415-4941.
Volunteer positions available:
ESL Tutor – (MOST OF OUR TUTORS ARE NEEDED HERE) Help an individual or a small group learn the English language and American culture. Time commitment: one or two class sessions per week, usually 2 – 3 hours per class session.
Basic Education Tutor – Serves as a roving teacher’s aide, assisting students who need individual attention with their studies. Time commitment: at least one class session per week, usually 2 – 3 hours.
Types of classes available in which to tutor:
English as a Second Language (ESL) - volunteer positions are available to help students read, write, and speak English, prepare for the citizenship interview and function in our society.
Basic Skills/High School Equivalency (HSE) - volunteer positions are available to help students improve basic reading, writing, math and language skills, prepare students for the HiSET (formerly GED) exam and improve workplace skills.
High school diploma or high school equivalency
Attend tutor training
Complete background check forms (including fingerprints) Please note: Tutors are responsibile for cost of fingerprints.
Commit to once a week for 2- 3 hoursInform teacher of student progress or concern
For class locations and times, go to www.prcommunityed.org.