Aug 5

Job: Volunteer Opportunity- ESL/Citizenship Program with FEGS (NYC)

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Position: Volunteers for ESL Classes & Citizenship Programs
Posted by: FEGS Brooklyn Resource Center
Type: N/A
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Salary: N/A
Start Date: N/A

Position Description: FEGS offers English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes and an ESL/Civics program to immigrants seeking to learn English and/or gain citizenship.  Volunteers are needed to assist with English instruction and connect new Americans to their communities.  Volunteers will lead conversation groups for adult language learners at various levels.  Topics will be provided.

Volunteers are also needed to provide assistance with the naturalization process.  Volunteers will help clients to review the naturalization 100 questions and American History, as well as navigate ESOL and citizenship computer programs.  Volunteers will be expected to assist clients in the completion of the USA Learns intake exam and to provide pre- and post-tests to determine the client’s level of English.

Training and supervision is provided.  No language skills are required.

Time Commitment:
Volunteers must commit to volunteering for at least 4-5 hours per week.  A twelve week commitment or longer is preferred.  Shifts are available Monday through Thursday, between 9 am and 9pm.

FEGS Brooklyn Resource Center
938 Kings Highway
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Accessible via the B, Q, and F trains.

How to Apply:
Email your resume and a statement of interest to   Please state that you are interested in the ESL and Citizenship Programs.  Call (212) 366-8274 with questions.

About FEGS:
Established in 1934, by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of NY to find employment for unemployed men and women, FEGS has evolved to become the largest and most diversified private, not-for-profit health related and human service organization in the United States. With operations in over 340 facilities, residences, and off-site locations, FEGS has served more than two million people since its inception. Services are delivered in the areas of Employment & Training, Education & Youth, Career Development, Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, Residential, Rehabilitation, Family Services and Homecare. Learn more at

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