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English Language Tutor for secondary school students

South West Inner City Network (SWICN)

About South West Inner City Network (SWICN)

South West Inner City Network (SWICN) is a community organization founded in 1994 and based in the inner city of Dublin. The aim of SWICN is to tackle poverty and social exclusion through partnership and constructive engagement between Government and its agencies and people in disadvantaged communities.

What's Involved

We are currently looking for volunteers to co-facilitate non-formal learning group activities and provide language support for young people of non-Irish origin. The class takes place once a week on Tuesdays 3pm-5pm. Previous teaching experience is welcome but not required.

• Engaging in non-formal learning group activities
• Providing language support to young people from secondary schools for 2 hours a week
• Home-work help (optional)
• Be friendly, patient and encouraging

What's required for this position

Previous teaching experience is welcome but not required. Tutors should be friendly, patient and encouraging.

  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 2hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Rainsford St, Dublin 8.
For detailed directions visit our website here

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Volunteers will develop soft skills, intercultural communication and get experience in teaching and youth work.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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