Volunteer Job Description

Position Title: ESL (English as a Second Language) instructor

Reports to:Volunteer Coordinator

Purpose/Goal of Position: To support The Salvation Army in providing services to the community by teaching English to members of the downtown San Diego community who are learning English.

Qualifications/Skills/Certifications Needed:

1. Prior ESL Instructor experience or training required

2. Ability to maintain confidentiality and boundaries as required and appropriate

3. Strong interpersonal skills; Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse staff and participants

4. Bilingual in English and Russian preferred, but not required


1. Prepare a syllabus and daily lesson plans for each class, based on student needs

2. Instruct assigned ESL class for a minimum of a 3 month period

3. Counsel and support students in developing and accomplishing individual learning goals, as needed

4. Document student attendance, progress, and areas of need


This opportunity starts on Feb. 11, 2019, 4 p.m. and ends Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. EST and happens once. All events occur at an action's local time based on the latest information provided to us. The time listed here has been automatically converted to your device's timezone if yours is different.


825 7th Ave., San Diego, California, 92101, USA

Skills & Requirements
English Language
Orientation or Training
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