World Relief of DuPage - ESL Tutoring

Organization Address:

1825 College Ave., Suite 230
Wheaton, IL 60187

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Heather Spanogle, ESL Volunteer Coordinator

Phone Number:

(630) 462-7566 ext. 1042

Email Address:

hspanogle@wr.org

Website Address:

www.wr.org/dupage

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5 PM, but tutoring may be done anytime, including evenings and weekends.

Description of Organization:

World Relief is an international non-profit agency that works with local churches, individual volunteers, and community groups to offer a comprehensive range of services to refugees and immigrants, the majority of whom are low income.

Description of Service Learner Role:

World Relief staff will connect COD service-learning students with refugees who have arrived in the United States in the past year. Students will spend time weekly with their refugee partner to help him/her learn English and adjust to American culture.

Organization Requirements:

All volunteers are required to complete 12 hours of training, and commit to 2 hours per week for six months.
Tutoring is typically done at the homes of refugees.

Number of Placements Available:

5 - 10

 

Contact Information


Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230

Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.