There are many reasons you may want to join SAVTE as a volunteer, a few of them being:
- Unique opportunity to make a difference to someone’s life, through providing personalised English tuition in their homes.
- Learn new skills in teaching and gain valuable experience
- Meet new people and make friends
- Become part of the growing SAVTE community.
- Contribute to a worthwhile Sheffield based charity
In return SAVTE will:
- Train you to teach English using the ESOL curriculum and techniques specific to teaching individual learners.
- Provide support, advice, guidance and teaching resources
- Provide ongoing volunteer development and learning opportunities.
- Reimburse travel expenses
- Welcome you into the SAVTE community.
How much time will I need to give?
We promise our learners a tutor for 6 months, We therefore ask our volunteers to commit to at least an hour a week for at least 6 months. Most of our volunteers stay longer and go on to teach other learners.
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