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“You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.”
(Leviticus 19:34)

Serve the Lord by helping English Language Learners!

If you can speak, read and write well in English and want to make a difference in someone’s life, you can be an effective tutor. You don’t need to have an education degree or experience– just a desire to witness Christ’s love by helping others–and a little training.

With the recent flood of refugees from Afghanistan, tutors are needed more now than ever. Tutor adult refugees and other immigrants as they learn English, study for the Citizenship test, practice computer basics or improve their reading and writing skills. Join this important work by volunteering with our own IMMPACT Ministries, St. Mark’s outreach ministry into this population. Tutoring can range from being an informal conversation partner to assisting in the classroom with a teacher.

To become a tutor, you will want to attend a one-hour orientation and up to one hour of training, depending on your role. We ask you to volunteer to teach at least once a week on average. Right now our classes are Monday at 5:30 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church.

Questions? Leave a message for Jennifer Henry at 308-962-6484 or email:


Conversation Partner/ Tutor one-to-one


A tutor meets with a student to practice conversational skills and assist the students in their learning goals, especially oral proficiency. This is personalized to each student’s needs. It is best when it is informal, personalized, and fun.

Your ELL coordinator can provide a general outline of topics, questions, games, and videos as well as workbooks.

After an initial meeting, these can take place at any time and public place convenient to you and your student.

Classroom Assistant
Class group (3-8)


Provide individualized attention to students during class time and help with large or small group activities.

Volunteers are paired with a teacher who plans lessons and leads the class in lessons, games, and activities. You serve as a role model for English interaction.

No preparation is needed.

Teach or co-teach
Class group (3-8)


Lead a small class of adult learners. Teaching resources and support from staff are provided. Classes are based on students’ skill level, including beginning, intermediate, and advanced.

The ELL coordinator places students at various levels according to their results on an initial English language fluency test.

Volunteers plan lessons based on the class curriculum or use pre-packaged curriculum and resources provided by the coordinator.