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Position #: 976
OrganizationInter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
Position: English Class Teacher's Assistant
Location: 930 Balmoral Road, Victoria, BC, Canada
Description: Volunteer assists English language instructors with classroom activities, including individual, small group, or general classroom assistance.

• Attends a newcomer immigrant English language class on a weekly basis
• Assists instructors with facilitation of daily lesson plan
• Provides support to adult English language learners (students) in the areas of reading, writing, speaking and listening
• Helps students prepare for language assessments
• Answers questions about Canadian culture and the Greater Victoria community
Training Details: Orientation, guidance and supervision provided by the assigned English language instructor and Coordinator of Volunteer Services
Working Conditions: Requirements of Volunteer:
• Teaching and/or tutoring experience an asset
• Experience working with adult English language learners a plus
• 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 instructor regarding needs of learners
• Consistent attendance, reliable, and able to carry out duties independently
• Another language besides English is an asset
• A criminal record check is required
Minimum Duration: 3 months or less
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: • 2.5 - 3.0 hours/shift, 1 shift/week
• During English language class hours
• Minimum 3-month commitment
• Position located at ICA
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, ESL/EAL
Transportation: On a bus route
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible entrance, Support Newcomers and ESL
Area(s) of Interest: Teaching/Tutoring, Newcomer Support
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Facilitation and Training, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Empathy, 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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