Volunteer Programs

Language Consultants partner with 1-2 English learners for conversation & cultural exchange, 1 hour per week.

Classroom Consultants volunteer within a class for prospective international TAs for 5 or 10 sessions.

Teaching Consultants observe and support a new international TA, approximately 10-12 hours total, throughout the semester.

ESL Assistants volunteer within UVA ESL classes for graduate students, 1 hour per week.

Workplace ESL Assistants pair up with an English learner within a class for UVA Facilities employees, 1.5 hours per week.

Workplace Language Consultants pair up with an English learner UVA Facilities evening shift employee, 1.5 hours per week.

Conversation Facilitators volunteer within VISAS Café with English learners and other VISAS participants, 1.5 hours per week.

Media Consultants use multimedia skills (photography, graphic design, writing, social media) to spread the word about VISAS, 1-2 hours a week.