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Volunteer Position Descriptions
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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Conexión Américas English program! We offer English class for Adults. There are different volunteer positions available, and each position has specific duties, please read about each opportunity in the descriptions provided below.
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Annual Schedule of Classes (Specific Dates TBA)

Classes held at Casa Azafran:
2195 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

When:
Term 1: Jan - May
Term 2: June - August
Term 3: September - December

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English Language Teacher

Why teach?
* Get experience teaching English to a diverse group of learners
* Get a chance to practice teaching skills in a real classroom setting
* Have over 50 hours of classroom interaction
* Explore opportunities for professional development
* Get involved with your local community

Qualifications:
* Must be over the age of 18
* Must be passionate about teaching language
* TESOL experience strongly recommended
* Fluency in English required

Duties:
* Preparing for lesson
* Teaching and Presenting
* Grade quizzes, progress tests, and the final exam
* Must participate in training orientation and workshops

Time Commitment:
* Term - long commitment required
* 4 hours (2 classes) per week required
* Morning and/or evening positions available
Monday & Wednesday 7pm - 9pm
Tuesday & Thursday 10am - 12pm

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English Classroom Facilitator

Why help out?
* Recognize how an English language classroom works
* Gain experience interacting with English language learners from diverse backgrounds
* Get involved with local community

Qualifications:
* Must be over the age of 18
* Must be passionate about helping people
* Ready to commit time to assist students learning English
* Fluency in English required

Duties:
* Setup and Breakdown classrooms before and after classes
* Provide additional support to ESL teacher during class activities
* Help ESL teacher in grading quizzes, progress test, and final exam

Time Commitment:
* Session long commitment required
* Minimum commitment of 2 hours (1 class ) per week

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Conversation Leader

Why help out?
* Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
* Meet and learn from international people
* Make a valuable contribution to our local community

Qualifications:
* Must be over the age of 18
* Fluent in English
* Flexible, mature, and patient
* Interest in and ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds

Duties:
* Facilitate and lead an English conversation hour once a week

Time Commitment:
* Weekly Commitment
* Friday Morning’s - 10am - 11:00am

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Childcare Volunteer Facilitator

Why help out?
* Awesome opportunity for any who looking for childcare and/or education experience
* Provide an essential service to parents seeking to improve their English skills, by giving them the chance to fully focus on their class and make the best use of their time
* Great way to get involved with local community

Qualifications:
* Must be over the age of 18
* Must feel comfortable supervising and working with a group of kiddos
* Must be patient
* Childcare experience recommended
* Must complete a background check

Duties:
* Provide youth ages three to teen with support and engaging activities while parents take classes
* Set up and break down of room
* Keep the playroom and childcare areas clean and organized
* Assist with crafts, games or free-play

Time Commitment:
* Term - long commitment required
* 2 hours per week minimum (1 day per week)

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Substitute English Classroom Facilitator

Why help out?
* Help prevent English classes from being canceled in case of teacher or facilitator absence
* Meet and learn from international people
* Make a valuable contribution to our local community

Qualifications:
* Must be over the age of 18
* Must be passionate about teaching language
* Must be comfortable leading or assisting an English class
* Ready to help people learn English
* Fluency in English required

Duties:
* Fill in and lead class in place of English language Teacher in case of absence
* Study lesson plan prepared in advance by English Language Teacher
* Provide support to students during class activities

Time Commitment:
* 2 hours per class as needed

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Substitute English Childcare Facilitator

Why help out?
* Awesome opportunity for any who looking for childcare and/or education experience
* Provide an essential service to parents seeking to improve their English skills, by giving them the chance to fully focus on their class and make the best use of their time
* Great way to get involved with local community

Qualifications:
* Must be over the age of 18
* Must feel comfortable supervising and working with a group of kiddos
* Mus be patient
* Childcare experience recommended
* Must complete a background check

Duties:
* Provide youth ages three to teen with support and engaging activities while parents take classes
* Set up and break down of room
* Keep the playroom and childcare areas clean and organized
* Assist with crafts, games or free-play

Time Commitment:
* 2 hours per class as needed

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Time Commitments
Annual Schedule of Classes: (Specific Dates TBA)

Classes held at Casa Azafran:
2195 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

When:
Term 1: Jan - May
Term 2: June - August
Term 3: September - December

Weekly Schedule:

English Classes
Monday & Wednesday 7pm - 9pm
Tuesday & Thursday 10am - 12pm

Conversation Group
Friday 10am - 11am


English Language Teacher
* Term - long commitment required
* Minimum commitment of 2 hours (1 class ) per week

English Classroom Facilitator
* Term - long commitment required
* Minimum commitment of 2 hours (1 class ) per week

Conversation Leader
* Weekly Commitment
* 1 hour per group

Childcare Facilitator
* Term - long commitment required
* 2 hours per week minimum (1 day per week)

Substitutes
* Sub as needed
* 2 hours per class

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Supporting Documents
Please email rachel@conexionamericas.org

1. A current copy of your CV/Resume

2. A copy of any certificate or degree that demonstrates TESOL experience. (If Applicable)

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