- Location: Padstow NSW
- Category: Education & Training
Type of work
- Companionship & Social Support
- Education & Training
- Tutoring & Coaching
Regular - more than 6 months
1-2 hours per week, 6 month minimum
Training and ongoing support provided
- National Police Certificate *
- Working with Children Check *
Must be over 18
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Volunteer Tutors are needed for a Program that assists adult migrants and refugees learn foundational English and settlement skills. This in turn enables them to participate socially and economically within Australian society.
About The Role: • Tutors provide informal language tuition, on a one-to-one basis, in student's home or at an agreed upon location • Time commitment is 1-2 hours per week, for a minimum of 6 months • Free online comprehensive training provided for all Tutors • Training includes tasks to develop cross-cultural awareness and tasks to assist students with their settlement needs, as well as skills training for one-on-one tutoring • Volunteers have free access to additional online interactive resources • Volunteers will be closely supported by the Volunteer Tutor Program Coordinator
About You: • No previous teaching experience is required • Fluency in all aspects of the English language • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude is a must • Self-confident and able to work independently - your commitment to the role as Tutor has a direct effect on your Student’s motivation • Non-judgemental and empathetic to the needs of migrants and refugees • Volunteers from all walks of life and different backgrounds are encouraged and welcomed
If you would like to learn about other cultures while helping someone settle into their new life in Australia, we would love to hear from you!