Volunteer Facilitator Application
Thank you for your interest in becoming a We Speak NYC Volunteer Facilitator, also known as a Conversation Group Leader. Leading a conversation group empowers immigrant New Yorkers by building English language skills and awareness of City services and rights.
Do you have prior ESL training or experience? (Please note that prior ESL training is not mandatory for this position)
Please explain briefly:
Do you speak other languages? (Please note that knowing another language is not mandatory for this position)
Please choose all days and times you are available. (Days will appear after you click the timeframe you are available -- morning, afternoon, or evening.)
Note: Classes run two hours once a week for 7-10 weeks.
(Please be sure to click all days / timeframes that apply.)
In what neighborhoods would you be able to volunteer. Please check all that apply. Note: Classes will be held primarily, but not exclusively, in the areas indicated below:
Lower East Side
Coney Island/Sheepshead Bay
Borough wide: Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten island
Have you facilitated a We Speak NYC (formerly We Are New York) class?
All volunteers (even those previously trained) have to attend a training session. We will email you training dates soon.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with We Speak NYC. For questions, email