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Volunteer Opportunity - ESOL & Citizenship Teachers Wanted 50+ Opportunities Weekday Opportunities

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Last updated on February 26, 2014

Hogar Immigrant Services, an immigrant assistance program of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, is seeking volunteer ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and Citizenship Preparation teachers for the upcoming spring semester in Falls Church and Woodbridge (Citizenship only) and Manassas (ESOL only).

For this volunteer opportunity you'll teach survival English and Citizenship Preparation to adult immigrants so they can become self-sufficient and better able to participate in American society. Hogar serves people from all nations regardless of gender, faith or ethnicity. This is a great way of giving back to others as well as learning about other people and cultures!


• Ability to speak, write and read fluent English
• Ability to observe and enforce Hogar volunteer policies and procedures (e.g. no children in the classroom)
• A desire to help and serve others as a consistent, dependable teacher


• Give advance notice of absence(s) to your coordinator. Secure a substitute, if possible.
• Participate in registration (optional but very helpful to Hogar staff!).
• Follow the supplied curriculum.
• Prepare a lesson for class.
• Keep attendance records.
• Ensure classrooms are left clean and in the condition they were in at the beginning of the class.
• Be punctual and professional in class.

• One school year commitment (usually two semesters)
• Attend a minimum of 10 hours of training provided by Hogar Immigrant Services (including one session prior to teaching: ESOL Boot Camp) within the first year of service
• Two hours a week teaching and one hour a week developing a lesson plan
• Attend scheduled teacher meetings as necessary


• Appreciation from students
• Insight into other cultures
• Personal growth through service
• Valuable professional experience
• Meeting/sharing/working with other volunteers

This opportunity is sponsored by: Hogar Immigrant Services (former Hogar Hispano Catholic Charities)

We need volunteers who are free at these times
Evenings  Weekly
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults (26-54)  Multi-lingual
Adults (55+)  Unpaid Interns
Individual  Young Adults (18-25)

I'm interested in this opportunity

Contact Person:
Lisa Ehm Waller, Volunteer Coordinator, (703) 534-9805 X. 238, (email)
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 6201 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22044
This location is handicap accessible
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CVN Friendly?
For Spanish / non-English speakers?
Wheelchair accessible?
METRO rail accessible?
Last updated on February 26, 2014

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