The IRC’s EL/Civics classes help non-native English speakers develop their language ability, increase their understanding of US civics, and build their workplace readiness skills so that they can become active in their community as they pursue personal career pathways. Volunteers assist IRC instructors in weekday and evening classes.
- Requirements: Able to work independently to identify and address client needs in a limited-English environment.
- Minimum Commitment: 2.5 hours per week for 3 months; M, W & Th, 9-11:30am, 12-2:30pm; M - Th, 6-9pm; or Sat, 9am-12pm
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