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Volunteer! ESL/Citizenship Preparation Class

The International Institute of the Bay Area is a nonprofit organization serving the immigrant community since 1918. We offer classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help immigrant adults prepare to become U.S. Citizens. The multi-level ESL classes English language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) and U.S. Government and History to individuals who are preparing to take their U.S. Citizenship interview. We are seeking volunteers to assist in our Citizenship Preparation Class.


Lead small group of English language learners in U.S. Government and History lessons.

Teach English language skills to individuals or small groups.

Practice “mock” citizenship interviews with students.

Prepare and lead classroom activities based on curriculum.

Assist with test administration.


Basic English skills required. Fluent English preferred.

Must be patient and able to work easily with others.

Comfortable leading small group exercises.

Basic knowledge of U.S. History and Government preferred.

Ability to communicate in Spanish or another language preferred.

Teaching experience not required but highly valued.

Must be available Tuesdays from 4-7pm and/or Thursdays 6-8:30pm, and willing to make a 3 month commitment.


Gain teaching experience.

Use your skills and knowledge to help others reach their dreams.

Earn class credit, complete community service requirements (if applicable).

Build your resume with practical experience. Great potential for recommendations.

Give back to your community.

To Apply: Send resume with a cover letter describing what you believe you can offer and what you hope to gain from the experience, to

For more information on the International Institute of the Bay Area and the programs and services offered, please visit


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Time: varies


Fair Oaks Community Center
2600 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA  94063

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Contact:     Sheryl Muñoz-Bergman
Phone: (650)780-7537

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