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Esperanza Center Educational Services for Youth

 

ATTENTION: The Esperanza Center on S. Broadway is temporarily closed due to a fire in a nearby building. We are providing services at St. Patrick’s Assisi House at 1728 Bank St. Please call 667-600-2900 for additional information.

ATENCIÓN: El Centro Esperanza en S. Broadway está temporalmente cerrado debido a un incendio en un edificio cercano. Estamos brindando servicios en St. Patrick’s Assisi House en 1728 Bank St. Llame al 667-600-2900 para obtener información adicional.

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English

Esperanza Center is currently offering after-school ESOL programs for students in grades 6-12. Students MUST be enrolled in school to participate. Youth over the age of 16 and NOT enrolled in school may participate in the adult ESOL classes.

  • Spring semester runs January to May
  • Fall semester runs September to December

Contact Educational Services:
667-600-2943
Inf[email protected]

Schedule of Classes

After School
At Esperanza Center
Monday/Wednesday 4:00-6:00 PM
Fall: TBD
Spring: TBD

After School
At Commodore John Rodgers
Tuesdays 3-5:15 PM
Fall: TBD
Dinner included!

Summer Camp
At Esperanza Center
Monday-Friday 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Dates to be announced

Registration

Registration takes place every Thursday during our semesters, from 4:00-6:30 PM. Students MUST COME ACCOMPANIED by a parent or legal guardian to sign paperwork. If bringing a parent or guardian will be impossible, please call the Youth ESOL Coordinator, Brianna Melgar, at 667-600-2913.

Volunteer or Intern with Youth ESOL Program

Interested in volunteering or interning (summer) with the Youth ESOL Program?

To volunteer as a Classroom Assistant with the youth program, you will need to:

  1. Be over the age of 18 and fluent in English. Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin or other language is desirable, but not necessary.
  2. Be able to commit to at least one day of programming per week for the entire semester.
  3. Read the volunteer Classroom Assistant position description, found here.
  4. Contact Youth ESOL Coordinator, Brianna Melgar at [email protected], to inquire about openings.
  5. Set up a volunteer profile, found here, and sign up for a Volunteer Information Session.
  6. Complete background check when prompted by the Volunteer Coordinator.

To intern with ESOL classes or our Summer ESOL Camp, you will need to:

  1. Be over the age of 18 and fluent in English. Proficiency in Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin or other language is desirable, but not necessary.
  2. For a summer internship: be able to commit to all five days of summer camp (M-F, 9:30 am-12:30 pm) for five weeks.
  3. For other types of internships, see the requirements in the description below.
  4. Read the intern position description for the internship you prefer. For the summer, read here. For other times, read here.
  5. Contact with the Youth ESOL Coordinator, Brianna Melgar at [email protected], to inquire about availability.
  6. Send a resume and brief description of interest to Youth ESOL Coordinator with no less than two months of advance notice.
  7. Set up a volunteer profile, found here, and sign up for a Volunteer Information Session.
  8. Complete background check when prompted by the Volunteer Coordinator.

 

Youth ESOL Staff

Diana Siemer
Educational Services Manager
[email protected]
667-600-2908

Brianna Melgar
Youth ESOL Coordinator
[email protected]
667-600-2913

Courtney Lowman
Youth ESOL Program AmeriCorps Vista
[email protected]
667-600-2907

Homeretta Ayala
Youth ESOL Outreach Specialist
[email protected]
667-600-2914

 

Española

Esperanza Center actualmente ofrece programas de ESOL después de la escuela para estudiantes en los grados 6-12. Los estudiantes DEBEN estar inscritos en la escuela para participar. Los jóvenes mayores de 16 años que NO estén inscritos en la escuela pueden participar en las clases de ESOL para adultos.

  • El semestre de primavera va de enero a mayo.
    El semestre de otoño va de septiembre a diciembre.

Contacto Servicios Educativos:
667-600-2943
[email protected]

Horario de Clases

Después del colegio
En el Centro Esperanza
Lunes/Miércoles 4:00-6:00 PM
Otoño: TBD
Primavera: por determinar

Después del colegio
En el Comodoro John Rodgers
Martes 3-5:15 PM
Otoño: TBD
¡Cena incluida!

Campamento de verano
En el Centro Esperanza
Lunes-Viernes 9:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Fechas por anunciar

Registro

La inscripción se lleva a cabo todos los jueves durante nuestros semestres, de 4:00 p. m. a 6:30 p. m. Los estudiantes DEBEN VENIR ACOMPAÑADOS por un padre o tutor legal para firmar el papeleo. Si es imposible traer a un padre o tutor, llame a la coordinadora de ESOL para jóvenes, Brianna Melgar, al 667-600-2913.