Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

March 4, 2016

Public service opportunity: Citizenship/ESL Tutor

Position title:

Citizenship/ESL Tutor


Name of organization:

Neighborhood House




Position description:

Neighborhood House exists to help diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence, health and community building. The Citizenship/ESL Program targets adult English learners and offers clients assistance with the process of naturalization. Services include group citizenship and ESL instruction, and individual tutoring in preparation for the citizenship test.


Volunteers with this program work directly with clients, tutoring them in all subjects presented on the citizenship exam. This is a great opportunity for people who want to make a great impact in someone’s life.


Time commitment:



Skill requirements:

Commitment to helping immigrant and refugee people succeed.

Ability to tutor in basic English language and conversation.

Interest in other cultures.

Patience and positive attitude.


Start date:



End date:

Minimum 3-month commitment



Kent and West Seattle locations


How to apply:

Anyone interested in volunteering as a Citizenship/ESL Tutor should contact Courtney Jacob, Volunteer Services Manager for Neighborhood House, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or


Supervisor contact info:

Courtney Jacobs