Interested in volunteering? Email osher@uclaextension.edu to let us know you’d like to participate and we will add you to our special volunteer email list so you can receive updates on upcoming volunteer opportunities.  

Check this page regularly for updates & announcements.

Help international students improve their English speaking skills! Check out these wonderful opportunities with the UCLA Extension American Language Center. The American Language Center is located in Westwood Village at the UCLA Extension Lindbrook center (directly across from from the Gayley Center on Kinross).

Casual Conversation with international students studying English

Help international students with their English communication skills by discussing your experiences in international travel, cultural interactions, and life in America through engaging, casual conversation with students from all over the world.

Wed. Jan 23rd 1- 3pm

Wed. Feb 20th 1- 3pm

Wed. March 20th   1- 3pm


Be A Guest Judge at an Awards Showcase Ceremony

Help international students with their English communication as they showcase their English skills, projects and special talents. We are looking for 3 or 4 volunteers to be Guest Judges to help evaluate the various student presentationsAlso, Osher members are invited volunteer be an authentic (non-school) audience member for the benefit of the students.  

Thursday January 31st 1 – 3pm

Thursday February 28th 1 – 3pm

Thursday March 28th 1 – 3pm


Be a Guest Audience Member for international students’ presentations.

English communication students will be giving 3 multimedia presentations to our new incoming students about life in Los Angeles.  The presentations are 5-10 minutes each.  We are looking for 4 or 5 OSHER volunteers to be the authentic (native speaking) audience during these

presentations and to engage in a 20 minute post presentation discussion with the student presenters afterwards, chatting about their life in L.A. and their lives in their home countries.

Tuesday, Feb 5th        1-2:30 pm

Tuesday, March 5th   1-2:30 pm


A BLOG about YOU!  A biographic interview of an OSHER member by international students to be posted on the OLLI website.

Do you want to share some interesting life experiences or your life story?  Help international students with their interviewing and writing skills by having them write a short biography as you share your story with them during a couple of interview sessions.

Two 1-hour meetings at your convenience with a pair of international students

  at lunch or afterschool at Lindbrook Center.   Jan 14th – March 14th


The American Language Center is located at the UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood Village is located at 10920 Lindbrook Drive L.A,. CA. 90024 . Free parking underneath the Gayley Center across the street will be provided for confirmed volunteers.