English Tutor

Support adults from migrant and refugee backgrounds, who cannot attend regular English classes, to learn English and to learn about life in Australia. The role will support the South Asian Community Group connected to Connections@Craigieburn.

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LOCATIONS: 59 Craigieburn Road, Craigieburn
HOURS: 2-4 hours per week

As a volunteer English tutor, you will support adults to develop their English conversation skills including preparing materials and providing follow up.

You will work with BSL and Connections@Craigieburn to help identify issues enabling members of the community to access broader support services, and participate in team meetings and training where relevant to the role.


  • An ability to write and speak English well
  • An understanding of the principles of adult learning
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • An understanding of the migrant and refugee experience and the impact this has on settling well into a new country.

For further information please view the English Tutor position description (PDF, 110KB) or contact Melek Caliskan on (03) 9483 2401.

About Connections@Craigieburn

In 2013 the Brotherhood established the Connections@Craigieburn community services hub with 6 community service agency partners. Its aim is to provide better local access to services, promote social inclusion, economic participation and deliver a range of integrated programs for communities in Hume, including Craigieburn, Greenvale, Meadow Heights and Roxburgh Park. Read more

Screening Questionnaire

Applicants are required to complete the screening questionnaire 

Before you apply

  • read the position description
  • read the what to expect section of our website that outlines what to expect when you volunteer; your rights and responsibilities; and what's involved in a formal application.

How to apply

  • applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire
  • applicants who do not complete the screening questionnaire will not be considered for shortlisting
  • email written applications to: volunteer(at)bsl.org.au.

 Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application then please contact our volunteer services team at volunteer(at)bsl.org.au or contact us on (03) 9483 1390.

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