Library--Alviso Branch

Programmatic - Facilitator for Children's Language Program in Chinese

Are you looking for a rewarding way to help children in your community learn Mandarin?Do  you have a passion for guiding and supporting eager learners? The Alviso Branch Library is looking for you. 

How You Will Make a Difference

Your willingness to help children learn Mandarin in a fun setting!

Typical day as a Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to:
  • Facilitate a class 
  • Communicate with the Alviso librarian regarding program needs
  • Collaborate to offer suggestions in achieving the best learning outcomes for all students



  • Encourage lifelong learning to Mandarin learners
  • Connect with your community and provide a desired service
  • Share or gain experience with instructional skills for working with young children
  • Develop mentoring skills
  • Join forces with other community volunteers



Willingness to volunteer at least once a month for a 6 month duration. Ideally we would like to offer this program once a month with each class meeting lasting 1.5 hours of both language learning and a related craft.


  • Must be reliable 
  • Age 18 or over
  • Must be comfortable working with groups of young children learning Mandarin in a group setting
  • A strong ability to speak, read, and write Mandarin

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 18+
  • Oral communication and written skills in Chinese Must be at least High