Native English Speaking Volunteers Needed for EC Boston’s Conversation Partners Program

Hanging out in Boston for the summer? EC Boston is in need of  native-english speaking volunteers to be matched up with our students as a conversation partner starting in May until August. What is EC Boston?  EC Boston is an English language school located in the Copley Square area.  We work with adult students from all over the world who come to Boston to learn English.  You can find more information about our school and programs at Boston’s Conversation Partners Program needs native English-speaking volunteers who are interested in international culture and are available 1 hour each week. The Conversation Partners Program pairs each volunteer with an international adult student who is studying English here in Boston. After their initial orientation, partners choose a day and time each week when they can meet to converse and either practice just English or practice both languages! Requirements: Native English speaker 18+ years old Available once a week for 1 hour Commitment of 2-3 months Approved volunteer application EC Boston Conversation Partners Program Information & Guidelines Step 1 – Your Application After receiving your application, EC Boston staff will attempt to match you with an English language learner who has also applied to the program.  You will be matched based on your availability, interests, gender, and possibly your age.  If EC Boston cannot find a good match for you at this time, you will be contacted regarding future opportunities.  Due to the preferences and comfort level of our students, the program matches female participants together and male participants together.  You will not be matched with someone of the opposite sex. Step 2 – Meet Your Partner If EC Boston is able to find a good match for you, you will be contacted and either invited to one of EC Boston’s Conversation Mixers … Read more