Events Calendar

  • Volunteer English Teacher Gathering

    April 25, 2022  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Christ the King Presbyterian Church, 2335 Electric Rd, Roanoke, VA 24018, USA

    With so many new English teaching volunteers, we wanted to host an informal gathering to share stories, challenges, and ideas. 

    Mark your calendars now for the evening of Monday, April 25. Our location will be announced soon! Any current volunteer English teacher or tutor OR anyone who is simply interested in learning more is invited to attend! Contact Rachael with questions.

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  • English Teacher Training May 6 - 7

    May 6, 2022 - May 7, 2022  

    Training will be Friday evening, May 6, 5:30 to 9:30 pm, and Saturday, May 7, 8:45 am to 5:30 pm at Fort Lewis Baptist Church. Friday night dinner and Saturday lunch will be provided.  The cost is $35/person and includes materials and meals. 

    REGISTER AT https://restoringhoperoanoke.rallyup.com/esl-training-5-2022

    In this training you will learn:

    • How to start and maintain a fruitful ESL Ministry
    • How to teach ESL to adult Internationals including:
      • How to place students in the proper fluency level classroom
        • How to Lesson Plan using professionally written curriculum
        • How to introduce new vocabulary & sentences using new vocabulary
        • How to get the students to generate their own sentences
    • How to build authentic relationships with your students
    • How to share the Gospel both inside and outside the ESL Classroom

    You do not need to speak a foreign language or be a professional teacher to be a volunteer ESL Teacher. All you need to do is speak English and love Jesus and we can teach you the rest. This training is interactive. During the training you will practice the skills that you are learning, create two lesson plans for different fluency levels and come away excited to serve the Lord through ESL Ministry.

    In addition to being a great training for new ESL Volunteers, this is a great training for experienced ESL Volunteers to refresh their skills and be encouraged.

    Please note that you are expected to attend the entire training. Those who complete the entire training will receive a certificate of completion. We will NOT record this training. 

    Registration will close Friday, April 29. 

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  • English Teacher Training May 6 - 7

    May 6, 2022 - May 7, 2022  

    Training will be Friday evening, May 6, 5:30 to 9:30 pm, and Saturday, May 7, 8:45 am to 5:30 pm at Fort Lewis Baptist Church. Friday night dinner and Saturday lunch will be provided.  The cost is $35/person and includes materials and meals. 

    REGISTER AT https://restoringhoperoanoke.rallyup.com/esl-training-5-2022

    In this training you will learn:

    • How to start and maintain a fruitful ESL Ministry
    • How to teach ESL to adult Internationals including:
      • How to place students in the proper fluency level classroom
        • How to Lesson Plan using professionally written curriculum
        • How to introduce new vocabulary & sentences using new vocabulary
        • How to get the students to generate their own sentences
    • How to build authentic relationships with your students
    • How to share the Gospel both inside and outside the ESL Classroom

    You do not need to speak a foreign language or be a professional teacher to be a volunteer ESL Teacher. All you need to do is speak English and love Jesus and we can teach you the rest. This training is interactive. During the training you will practice the skills that you are learning, create two lesson plans for different fluency levels and come away excited to serve the Lord through ESL Ministry.

    In addition to being a great training for new ESL Volunteers, this is a great training for experienced ESL Volunteers to refresh their skills and be encouraged.

    Please note that you are expected to attend the entire training. Those who complete the entire training will receive a certificate of completion. We will NOT record this training. 

    Registration will close Friday, April 29. 

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  • Equipping Allies - Jobs for Life Champion Training

    May 23, 2022  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2216 Peters Creek Rd, Roanoke, VA 24017, USA

    We are committed to serving our Jobs for Life students in the best way possible.  As a champion for Jobs for Life, you will be mutual learners on the journey with our class participants.  An ally encouragesadvocates for, and is a supportive friend to the participant as he or she embarks on a journey of growth.  To do this well, we ask that each ally attend one of the training sessions.  

    Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/champion-2022

    https://www.restoringhoperoanoke.org/be-an-ally/

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  • Equipping Allies - Jobs for Life Champion Training

    May 26, 2022  6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2216 Peters Creek Rd, Roanoke, VA 24017, USA

    We are committed to serving our Jobs for Life students in the best way possible.  As a champion for Jobs for Life, you will be mutual learners on the journey with our class participants.  An ally encouragesadvocates for, and is a supportive friend to the participant as he or she embarks on a journey of growth.  To do this well, we ask that each ally attend one of the training sessions.  

    Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/champion-2022

    https://www.restoringhoperoanoke.org/be-an-ally/

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  • Jobs for Life

    June 2, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

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  • Jobs for Life

    June 9, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    June 16, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    June 23, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    June 30, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    July 7, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    July 14, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    July 21, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details

  • Jobs for Life

    July 28, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Rescue Mission Ministries, 402 4th St SE, Roanoke, VA 24013, USA

    This Jobs for Life class will be for men and women guests at the Rescue Mission.  Volunteers are needed to serve as champions for the students and attend class weekly to encourage and advocate for the students.  

    Contact Nancy Friesen to serve as a champion. 

    See more details