Library - Seven Trees Branch

Programmatic - ESL Writing Instructor

Position Overview: Help enhance the library’s services to English language learners by implementing a volunteer-led English Writing Skills Course.


  • Lead the library’s ESL Writing Skills Course
  • Be familiar with general library/local adult education services, programs, & resources
  • Suggest additional curriculum materials for English Writing Skills Course


  • Knowledge & experience in the field of English language learning & teaching
  • Excellent oral communication & written skills
  • Good interpersonal & leadership skills
  • Utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Internet, & E-mail
  • Bilingual speaker a plus
  • Strong work ethics


  • 6 months minimum
  • Instruct a 1-2 hour weekly course at the Seven Trees Library
  • Prepare a basic lesson plan for each week

Training/Support Available:

  • Assistance from a staff liaison to develop the course and provide ongoing support
  • Training & support from staff about library, programs & services
  • Library materials (i.e. printouts, guides, books, etc.), data, & technology
  • Curriculum activity ideas & suggestions


  • Providing a much-needed service to the non-English speaking community
  • Experience working with a team & teaching in a professional environment
  • Social & professional networking with diverse groups of people

Fingerprint clearance required for volunteers 18 or over.

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 18+
  • Online Orientation for On-site Volunteers Completed Must be Yes
  • Oral and written communication skills in English Must be at least High
  • Skilled in basic internet, email, and Microsoft Office Must be Yes