Allies for Immigrants Program Coordinator
Background: English for New Bostonians (ENB) invests in the future of our region by fostering a high-quality ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) system that prepares immigrants to pursue educational, economic and civic aspirations. ENB provides program support, curriculum customization, ESOL staff training, evaluation and quality control to run highly effective ESOL programs to meet the needs of 1,000+ jobseekers, entrepreneurs, adults seeking college, professionals, parents, and low literate learners yearly. Two Commonwealth Corps members will serve as part of ENB’s Allies for Immigrants program in partnership with Boston Cares. The ENB member will serve as a Allies for Immigrants Program Coordinator, supporting the growth and development of the Allies program by recruiting, training and supporting volunteer ESOL tutors, and developing systems and tools to facilitate stronger engagement, including continued development of the Allies Peer Leadership Program to build sustainable capacity. The ENB member will collaborate closely with the Commonwealth Cops member at Boston Cares to recruit, train and provide support to an active tutor base of 75 tutors serving with 13 Boston-area programs, virtually and/or in-person. The member will also recruit, train and support volunteers engaging in one-time opportunities, such as mock job or citizenship interviews with ESOL students. The member also will collaborate with ENB staff to deepen ESOL volunteer and staff training experiences.
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