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English Conversation Partners at Riis Neighborhood Settlement House (Mornings)


English Conversation Partners at Riis Neighborhood Settlement House (Mornings)

Engage adult immigrants enrolled in an English language class in conversations on a variety of topics, including current events and subjects related to day to day life. Through reading, speaking and activities, you will help provide them with skills that lead to more opportunities for the future.

No bilingual ability necessary. Materials will be provided by agency.



With a holistic and innovative format, Genesis seeks to empower men and women to improve the quality of their lives on every level, achieve greater self-sufficiency and transition to permanent homes off theStreets. Clients come to Genesis through referral services from shelters, Rehab centers, prison release programs, courts, as well as the streets. In its ten years of operation, Genesis has partnered with many community groups, houses of worship and non-profit agencies to achieve great levels of success by continuing to live out its mission statement of " Building Bridges To Help Save Lives". Genesis provides transitional housing and wrap-around support service with access to a wide range of resources to approximately 250 - 500 men and women annually.