Library--East San José Carnegie Branch

Programmatic - ESL Fun for Families - Class Assistant

Our "ESL Fun for Kids!" program is an exciting 45 minute class where children participate in interactive activities to learn new vocabulary and grammar and to and practice their English language skills.

Your role as Class Assistant is to support our experienced teacher with developing lesson plans, leading small group activities, and helping to keep students engaged and safe throughout the class time.

The class is open to children ages 2+. Our current group varies in ages from 2- 10 years old.  (Babies & toddlers under 2 may come if they are with a parent and older sibling, but activities will be targeted to preschoolers and children in elementary school.  

This program moved to a new time slot of 11 a.m. on Saturday mornings from March 16 through May. We ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes before class and account for 15 minutes after class for set up/clean up. 

*We may need a helper for the summer as well.

We are taking a survey to see if we have enough interest for a summer program or if we will wait to see in the fall.  A minimum of 5 children is required to have a summer session.  Please sign up at the information desk if you are able to bring your child Most Saturdays between June 22-July 27.

Requirements: Must be 18+ years old. Fingerprint clearance required, at no cost to the volunteer.


Qualifications Required

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