ESL Writing Club

OVERVIEW

Help adults with an intermediate level of English improve their reading, writing and grammar skills. Volunteers lead a group of ESL adults at one of our Library locations.

PROGRAM GOALS

Help adult learners improve their English reading, writing and grammar skills
Position the Library as an essential language support for newcomers
Help the Library achieve its strategic goal of supporting newcomers
Increase awareness and use of library resources, services and programs

LENGTH

Fall  Winter  Spring  Summer
Six-week sessions
Two-hour programs

VOLUNTEER QUALIFICATIONS

Completed high school
Strong writing skills
Strong communication and facilitation skills
Positive attitude and reliable
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
Ability to work in a team environment

VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES

Attend an orientation and training session
Be a positive role model for participants

TRAINING

A four-hour training session to review program materials

BENEFITS

Gain leadership skills and experience working with newcomers
Meet new people and explore new opportunities
Have fun and contribute to your community
Develop interpersonal, problem solving, communication and time management skills

HELP NEEDED

All volunteer positions for this program are currently filled. Please complete an application and we will contact you when a position becomes available.

CONTACT

Ethan Cole
Email: ethan.cole@calgarylibrary.ca
Phone: 403.774.2544

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