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Position #: 973
OrganizationInter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
Position: English Class Conversation Circle Volunteer
Location: 930 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Description: Volunteers provide English language learners an opportunity to practice informal English language conversation, while at the same time connecting with members of the Victoria community.

Attends a newcomer English language class on a weekly basis
Facilitates interactive small group conversations with English language learners
Provides support with pronunciation and grammar
Answers questions about Canadian culture and the Greater Victoria community
Training Details: Guidance and supervision provided by assigned English language class instructor and Coordinator of Volunteer Services
Working Conditions: Requirements of Volunteer:
Facilitation skills preferred
Experience working with adult English language learners an asset
Advanced written and spoken English
Cross-cultural experience or a personal commitment to learning about other cultures
A good listener, patient, supportive and empathetic to newcomers
Able to take direction from class instructor and carry out duties independently
Consistent attendance and reliable
Strong familiarity with the Greater Victoria community and Canadian culture
Another language besides English is a plus
A criminal record check is required
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: 1 hour/shift, 1 shift/week
During English language class times
2 - 3 month commitment
Position located at ICA
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Facilitation and Training, Verbal Communication, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Respect
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.icavictoria.org/
Email: Send an Email Message
Contact: Liz Bean
Phone: 250-388-4728 Ext. 114
Address: 930 Balmoral Road Victoria, V8T1A8

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