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ESL Internship

Job Description
DATES: July 23 – varies

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

HOURS: 25 hrs/wk

SALARY: Unpaid, college credit

ORGANIZATION MISSION
The mission of Friends of Gueoul, Inc., is to promote the advancement of skills and
knowledge of the people of he village of Gueoul and the country of Senegal, so that they
have the ability to improve living standards, health, education, and general welfare
among their people. Initial emphasis will be on promoting girls’ education.
POSITION INFORMATION
The English as a Second Language (ESL) internship will offer experience in nonprofit
education program development and teaching ESL. The position provides direct support
of an extension of Friends of Gueoul’s mission to advance education in the village of
Gueoul and the country of Senegal.
www.gueoul.org
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Provide conversational English practice to Middle school students and other
members of the village of Gueoul.
 Give guidance to non-native English speaking teachers.
 Instruct students on how to use English e-learning programs where necessary.
 Provide grammar and pronunciation/enunciation lessons five days a week, five
hours a day to Middle school students and other members of the village of
Gueoul.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Must assist in tutoring program.
 Must assist in the cyber café when needed
 Additional duties are required

QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
 Minimum of one year college experience (rising Sophomore, Juniors, Seniors,
or recent college graduate)
 Experience, coursework, or strong interest in Teaching English as a Second
Language (TESL)
 Experience living or staying abroad in a non-European country for an
extended amount of time (at least three months).
 Previous volunteer work in nonprofit environment preferred
 Previous work history preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 Culturally sensitive, yet outgoing and confident people person
 Ability to represent Friends of Gueoul professionally with families and
students in the village of Gueoul
 Demonstrated leadership skills
 Team player, responsible, dependable
 Flexible self-starter, ready to learn—no task too big or too small.
 High level of attention to detail, motivation, organizational, and interpersonal
skills
TO APPLY
Call and/or email Judy Beggs, Executive Director at (303) 788-1716 and/or
riverma@mindspring.com explaining your interest in the internship, why, and your
experience (if any) in TESL. Schedule a time to meet and discuss further internship
requirements. Please use the subject of “ESL Intern”.