Refugee Youth Mentor

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ORGANIZATION: Catholic Charities Atlanta

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Be an Ally to Refugee Youth

The Refugee Youth Mentoring Program pairs each volunteer with a refugee child age 9-17 in a one-year, one-on-one mentoring relationship. Mentors and mentees meet weekly at the child's home. Mentees and Mentors spend time together trying new things and fun activities such as hiking at Stone Mountain, attending sporting events, visiting the aquarium or museums, etc., and the occasional homework help.

Eligibility:

  • Mentors must be 21+ years old
  • Willing to complete a formal application packet, 2 Background checks, training
  • Meet agency auto insurance requirements as applicable (if transporting clients)
  • Willing to meet with mentee weekly for 1 hour per week OR 4 hours per month for one year, typically in or near Clarkston, GA
  • Virtual or Hybrid options are available
This role is perfect for people with -
- An understanding and appreciation of marginalized and diverse communities
- A committed, dependable, and adaptable personality

To learn more, please reach out to volunteer@ccatlanta.org - we're always glad to hear from new potential mentors!

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About Catholic Charities Atlanta

Location:

2401 Lake Park Drive, SE, Smyrna, GA 30080, US

Mission Statement

To provide help and create hope for those in need through professional services that help eliminate barriers to self sufficiency, stabilize families, and transform lives.

Description

Catholic Charities Atlanta is an advocate and friend for individuals and families facing adversity. We provide a holistic combination of accredited social services life skills education, counseling, family stabilization, and immigration legal services that remove barriers to self-sufficiency and wholeness.

Our services are tailored for the unique circumstances of the people we serve, and our impact is real and measurable. We are faith-based and serve our neighbors professionally, compassionately, in multiple languages and regardless of background.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2305 Parklake DriveSuite 150Atlanta, GA 30345

(33.85329,-84.24786)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week or 4 hours per month

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