Arabic Speaking English Teacher
We are looking for a compassionate individual to assist one of our tenants with learning English. This tenant’s first language is Arabic and has expressed a strong desire to improve her English speaking skills. The dedicated volunteer for this role will spend time with the tenant in the common space at one of our buildings and would have some previous experience providing language services in either a formal or informal capacity.
Applicants for this opportunity must be patient, friendly and compassionate, have the ability to maintain confidentiality, strong interpersonal and successfully complete the screening process as well we are looking for someone fluent in English and Arabic.
How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is a great opportunity for someone to give back to their community while making a difference in someone’s life by reducing social isolation caused by a language barrier. This opportunity is perfect for a someone who has flexible availability and enjoys teaching languages to dedicated students.
How will the organization benefit?
Clients benefit enormously from the sense of belonging they feel from being a part of a positive relationship. By supporting tenants in learning different languages it can help to reduce loneliness and isolation, which in turn promotes resiliency and housing stability. A sense of belonging and increasing the connections a client has to their community is also proven to sustain housing.
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