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Driver’s Education Volunteer Teacher

Our English classes focus on providing a place for students to consistently and comfortably develop the skills required to live and work in the United States. Students range from pre-literacy learners to preparing for the GED. Our English Language Program has developed a Driver’s Education Class through funding from the Minnesota Department of Education to teach English language students the information necessary to pass the written driver’s permit test.

*Due to COVID-19, all English classes are hosted online using Zoom. All English program volunteers must know how to use the Zoom platform.

Candidate Profile:

  •  Experience teaching or tutoring adult English language learners
  • Ability to use Zoom to effectively control a class
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident working independently and running a class
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and a desire to listen, talk, and learn with New Americans

Primary Duties:

  • Teach Driver’s Education independently using IIM developed curriculum
  • Connect with students on their individual needs in regards to driving and adapt materials accordingly
  • Track student attendance
  • Communicate regularly with IIM staff regarding needs, class, and progress

Time Commitment:

  • Flexible with volunteer availability but must be:
    • Twice weekly: Monday, Wednesday, or Friday
    • One hour long: between the hours of 12:00pm and 3:00pm

To Apply:

Please use our online volunteer application. Interested applicants should reach out to Mathew Lauer at MLauer@iimn.org.

*Interested volunteers should attend the Literacy Minnesota online Remote Tutoring 101 volunteer training and one additional Literacy Minnesota training. Please visit the Minnesota Literacy Council website for additional information. https://www.literacymn.org/volunteer-trainings



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