Volunteer ESOL Teaching Assistant

Reports to: Adult Empowerment Coordinator


Volunteer Description:

COPO is seeking volunteer ESOL teaching assistants to improve class members’ English language proficiency through guided language exercises and activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead language warmups, small group activities, and language games
  • Prepare the classroom and materials for our members
  • Assist with grading simple matching and multiple choice, providing feedback on writing
  • Participate in our quarterly class trip



  • Complete a minimum 40 hours of engagement with our ESOL class members over the course of 3 months
  • Improve class members’ confidence and proficiency in spoken English



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work well in a diverse setting
  • A willingness to take initiative and think creatively
  • Previous teaching or tutoring experience preferred but not required
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 4 hours per week
  • Attach Resume