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Our focus is to have relationships with people and build community through tutoring English to anyone that wants to learn. It doesn’t matter your background, or what level of English you’re at, all are welcome to be a part of the program.

Get involved

Fall and Spring sessions

BECOME A TUTOR
  • Two program sessions will run a year, one in the Fall and one in the Spring.
  • Each 2-hour tutoring session will run once a week for 3 months in the Care Center, except for required library visit.
  • Tutors and students will visit their local library once during the program session.
  • Library visit will be described in detail during the mandatory tutors’ and students’ introductory meetings.
  • Tutoring schedule will be arranged at the beginning of September and January based on tutor availability and Care Center hours
  • Class size will vary from 1-3 students per tutor
  • All tutors will be matched up with the same gender; in the case where a husband and wife wish to be tutored together, the tutor will be guided on that situation.
  • Tutors will be encouraged to form a relationship with their student based on Christian principles. That relationship and tutoring sessions may continue from session to session at the discretion of students and tutors.
  • Attendance policies for both students and tutors will be made available at mandatory tutors’ and students’ introductory meetings.
TUTOR REQUIREMENTS
  • Tutors must be 18 years or older.
  • Church membership is not required to be a tutor.
  • Background and vehicle checks must be passed. Details will be made available upon signup.
  • All tutoring supplies are provided through the Care Center.
  • You will take the student to the library at least one time to help them get a library card and check out books
  • Tutors will be required to pass 15 hours of official training regardless of education or experience to qualify for tutoring at Care Center ESL Ministry Program. Details will be made available upon signup.
  • In addition to official training, tutors will be required to attend mandatory introductory meeting and 3 separate tutor meetings to qualify for tutoring at Care Center ESL Ministry Program. Details will be made available upon signup.
  • Tutors will sign tutor agreement at mandatory introductory meeting.
  • Additional requirements will be discussed at mandatory tutor introductory meeting. Details will be made available upon signup.

Get help

Fall and Spring sessions

ALL ARE WELCOME
No matter what your status is, all are welcome to come and learn English at the Evanston Vineyard’s Care Center. Please fill out the form below to find out when the next session will start. All sessions are FREE.
STUDENT REQUIREMENTS
  • All students must be 18 years or older.
  • All students must attend an introductory meeting at the beginning of a program session
  • All students will take simple reading, writing, and speaking tests to see how much English you can read, understand and speak.
  • All students will be in a group with others who have about the same level of English.
  • All tutoring sessions will be held in the Care Center space at the Evanston Vineyard Church, except for one library visit.
  • Days and hours of tutoring will be announced at the mandatory introductory meeting at the beginning of a program session.
  • Husbands and wives are welcome to get tutored together.
CONNECT TO OUR CHURCH
We would love to invite you to a Sunday morning service. All are welcome and you can come as you are. Please check out our different locations and times. We also have lots of different groups you can get involved with. Please look at our small group calendar and see what fits the best for you. Questions? Please fill out the form below.
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Upcoming closures

February 14, 2018

July 4, 2018

November 21, 2018

December 19, 2018

December 26, 2018

Location & contact

2495 Howard St., Evanston IL 60202

[email protected]

(847) 328-4544

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