About Offaly Local Development Company
provision of services in County Offaly, including RDP, SICAP, Volunteering, Social Prescribing
Support volunteers are wanted to help new refugee families integrate into their new communities by giving conversational English classes either in a community setting or on a one-to one basis.
Many of the refugees are in the early stages of learning English. Times to be agreed between volunteer and families.
What's required for this position
Clear diction and good command of English. Ability to judge at what level the learner is at. Ability to choose relevant conversation topics. Ability to encourage the learner. Ability to correct mistakes in an encouraging manner.
- Education/ Training
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 6 months
Hours required: 1hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Other location details:
Also available in these counties
Screening details for this role:
- Garda Vetting
- Informal Interviews
- Identification Check (photo ID etc…)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Ongoing training opportunities
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will get an opportunity to positively enhance the lives of people who have experienced hardship and conflict; develop their teaching skills; learn about another culture; and make a new friend.