Las Estrellas de la Galaxia
Las Estrellas de la Galaxia, an after school Spanish language program for Grinnell area youths, seeks Grinnell College students to work at the Davis and Galaxy after school programs teaching Spanish to K-4th graders using games, music and crafts or leading a high school Spanish club. For more information or to apply, please contact Claire Moisan at email@example.com
Babel Tower Language Academy
Babel Tower Language Academy, an after school and weekend foreign language program for Grinnellians of all ages, seeks Grinnell College students to teach Spanish at various levels of instruction. For more information or to apply, please contact Claire Moisan at firstname.lastname@example.org
MICA (The Mid-Iowa Community Action program)
MICA is a private, non-profit agency that delivers programs and services to income-eligible families. This organization often is in need of multiple Spanish translators in order to communicate with the families of children in Head Start programs in Grinnell -in the classroom, at monthly home-visits and during family nights.
MICA employees typically pick up interested students from their dorm rooms and provide transportation to and from these locations.
Contact Person: Deanna Shorb, 269-4981 or email@example.com.
Woodbury School is a school in Marshalltown, Iowa. The school seeks mentors for Spanish students.
Contact Person: Heather Korte '99, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESL - English as a Second Language
Twila Rosenow works with four different schools in the Grinnell-Newburg School District and is responsible for working with students who have another language in their background, for integrating students into their classrooms and building language skills, vocabulary and cultural awareness.
Volunteers are needed to help tutor students, to work with them in one-on-one instruction and to help them build vocabulary and confidence.
Contact Person: Twila Rosenow, 236-6324 or email@example.com.
Adult Education - GED Preparation at Iowa Valley Community College - Grinnell Center
GED classes are held at Iowa Valley Grinnell Center (123 6TH Avenue West) on Monday and Wednesday from 1-4 pm and Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9 pm.
Volunteers are needed to work one on one with students, especially helping with reading, math, social studies and science skills. Bi-lingual skills helpful, especially Spanish.
Contact Person: John Wagner, 236-0513 or firstname.lastname@example.org