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Conduct online English classes for students from Tamil Nadu , India

Ann Foundation Inc

15 Apr 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
15 Apr 2019 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
We are looking for online volunteers to conduct online English classes via Skype for children and youth in various parts of Tamil Nadu. Volunteers must be able to converse in English and translate the words in Tamil if needed. Classes are conducted for an hour from Monday-Saturday between 5:00-8: 30 pm via Skype. The volunteer is required to teach the students for one hour on two consecutive days at a mutually agreed time and date. Please apply only if these timings are suitable for you. We do not accept applicants without a CV. Orientation and syllabus will be given to all the volunteers. All applicants will be interviewed via Skype or phone. Please note that certificates or letters of recommendation will not be issued unless you have completed one academic year, no exception will be made to this policy.
Teaching and training
Language teaching
Offering online English classes as part of our literacy program for children and youth. We aim to develop English skills and further increase their confidence in communicating in English. Our focus is to improve spoken and written English for disadvantaged children in developing countries. The volunteer's contribution will help to improve their English and instill confidence to pursue their goals.
Volunteers: 8 needed
1-5 hours per week / 26 weeks
Fluency in Tamil and English is mandatory as the students are at a beginners level. Some experience in teaching would be preferred but not necessary. We prefer volunteers who are motivated & committed because the children develop a bond, considering the volunteers as their teacher, mentor, and friend. Teaching assignment is for an academic year. Only candidates who can commit for this assignment should apply. Fluency in Tamil and English is a must.
English, Tamil

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