English Conversation Club – Support Facilitator

Can you lead and fuel conversations, creating an informal, inviting opportunity for people to chat and practice their English in a safe online space?

Help Mustard Tree provide a platform for people to improve their English and build towards qualifications in an open and supportive environment.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Help plan and deliver sessions and workshops to groups with mixed abilities and interests on a weekly basis
  • Support the lead facilitator in developing activities that promote and encourage participants to use a range of language functions
  • Create and maintain a comfortable, casual atmosphere where participants are encouraged to confidently speak up, chat and engage with each other
  • Be able to set up and run Zoom sessions

General Volunteering Duties

  • Work within health and safety guidelines and Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard tree values and represent the charity as required

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification  Essential / Desirable 
Good English language ability both in written and verbal form  Essential 
Experience of working in a team  Essential 
Good interpersonal skills, possessing empathy and patience  Essential 
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values  Essential 
Experience working with vulnerable adults  Desirable 
Experience with tutoring, supporting, or leading a workshop  Desirable 

Commitment 

An hour and a half a week, Friday mornings, for 10 weeks.

Hours : 10:45am to 12:15pm with lunch provided afterwards.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity, please complete our Friend Of Mustard Tree application form and send it to harry.dwan@mustardtree.org.uk

 

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