Oportunidad de voluntariado
Oportunidad de voluntariado publicado por: Make the Road New York
Publicado el: 04/02/2013
Make the Road New Yorkbuilds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services. Make the Road operates neighborhood-based community centers in Bushwick, Brooklyn; Jackson Heights, Queens; Port Richmond, Staten Island; and Brentwood, Long Island. With a membership of more than 11,000 low-income New Yorkers, Make the Road tackles the critical issues facing our community: workplace justice, tenants' rights, immigrant civil rights, language-access, LGBTQ justice, public education, health care access, and immigration reform. MRNY is a multi-service organization. Our Community Organizing Projects help New Yorkers to implement strategies to combat shared problems, and develop leadership and the capacity for civic participation. Our Department of Legal & Support Services provides direct legal representation, case management, health navigation assistance, training, and strategic support for members and organizing campaigns. Our Workforce Development Department provides job placement, training, and small business/cooperative development services. And our Adult Literacy Department provides comprehensive, high quality ESOL, GED, and computer training.
Launching the Adult-Ed Volunteer and Internship Programs at Make the Road New York in Queen. The MRNY Adult-Education department of our Queens office is now accepting applications for the following program:
Volunteer Program: The following positions are available:
Work along other volunteers and our inspiring Adult-Ed staff to support Spanish speaking immigrant communities with their English language development. Coaches will facilitate students' use of websites, software programs and computer applications geared toward ESOL skill development. *Volunteers Do NOT need to be bilingual and/or speak Spanish. Comprehension of the language will help.
A typical shift will consist of 2 hours of lab instruction and 1 hour of team planning and preparation. We have various shifts available on Fridays and highly encourage various shifts. We run in three (3) months cycles and we ask that volunteers commit to at least one. Required volunteer hours are adjusted depending on volunteers' willingness to work several shifts.
For this and other volunteer opportunities on the Adult-Ed and Legal Departments in Queens please contact Monica Robles (Volunteer Coordinator, Queens Office) at: firstname.lastname@example.org