Get Involved with The Welcome Project
Current job/volunteer openings:
Volunteer ESOL Teacher. The Welcome Project seeks volunteer teachers to teach or assist with an ESOL class. Our 10-hour teacher training program combined with ongoing support prepares both novice and experienced teachers for success within our program. After the initial training, volunteers teach or tutor English language learners 2 or 4 hours a week plus preparation time and monthly meetings.
We are currently accepting applications for volunteers to teach morning or evening classes.
To apply to our teacher training program, click here.
- Volunteer English Program Assistant. The program assistant position is 5 – 10 hours per week. The assistant has the opportunity to observe classes if desired, and gets to be part of a dynamic organization working towards multilingual justice. Responsibilities include calling students from all TWP classes who have missed two classes in a row, entering data and payment info, maintaining student files on paper, placement intake, and assessment informaiton, issuing invoices for paying substitutes, and meeting regularly with program staff. For a full description of this volunteer position, click here.
Please mail cover letters and resumes for these volunteer positions to Ben Echevarria at firstname.lastname@example.org
- YUM Intern. The Welcome Project seeks a Federal Work Study student to work 10-15 hours a week to help with our Annual Fundraiser YUM: A Taste of Immigrant City. Eight to 12 local immigrant-run restaurants donate food and many local businesses and community members support the event through sponsorships, program book ads, and raffle items. The intern will work with the YUM Committee Chair and the Executive Director to support the research, planning, and execution of the event. For a full description of this position click here.
- Development Intern. The Welcome Project seeks a Federal Work Study student to help with our development work 10-15 hours a week. The Development Intern will assist the Executive Director and the Development and Grants Coordinator with the fundraising activities of TWP. The majority of work will be preparing grant submissions and maintaining accurate data on donors. For a full description of this position click here.
- Volunteer Board Member. The Welcome Project is currently seeking candidates who are interested in joining our board and sharing their experiences and networks in order to advance the organization's vision, mission and programs. Ideal candidates will be passionate and knowledgeable about immigrant communities, social justice, community empowerment and/or grassroots activism. Additionally, we are particularly interested in applicants with financial and/or fundraising skills. For a full description of this position, click here.