About Dublin City Intercultural Language Service
The core purpose of the Dublin City Intercultural Language Centre is to provide English language, integration, vocational and social orientation, intercultural and active citizenship training to those in need; the marginalised or struggling non-Irish born cohort in the inner city area. At the same time, the centre serves as a site of community building between the newcomer population and the local community through social and cultural events which promote intercultural awareness.
The Centre also acts as a clearing house and connective hub for other entities and organisations that are providing similar services in this area of the city and beyond.
Volunteers can offer as little as 2 hours per week. They will lead a learner or small groups of learners in an English language encounter with materials provided. They should commit to at least one morning per week.
What's required for this position
Good interpersonal and communication skills, Native or near-native English skills.
- Education/ Training
- Personable Skills
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: 6 months
Hours required: 2hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
St Catherine's Community Centre, Marrowbone Ln, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
Also available in these counties
Dublin - City, Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - South Dublin County
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Volunteers will gain experience in language teaching and approaches, develop stronger intercultural skills, and learn much about other cultures.