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Serve as a family mentor for a refugee, asylee, or immigrant family in Baltimore!

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Soccer Without Borders

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Come join the Soccer Without Borders volunteer team and make a difference for an immigrant family as a Family Mentor ! We are looking for passionate changemakers to make a difference for newcomer families by connecting them to the wider community. Common mentor activities are visiting, helping them practice English, helping with schoolwork, and assisting the entire family with the challenges of adjusting to life in the US. Come make a real difference as you help a family navigate real challenges.
For more information email: check out our Family Mentor info sheet or contact April at: familymentor@soccerwithoutborders.org , ‪(443) 609-2202‬ or apply at: www.SoccerWithoutBorders.org/volunteer-usa

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About Soccer Without Borders

Location:

9 Waterhouse St, Cambridge, MA 02138, US

Mission Statement

Soccer Without Border (SWB) uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, providing refugee, asylee, and immigrant youth with a toolkit to overcome obstacles to growth, inclusion, and personal success.

Description

SWB utilizes the global power of soccer to create positive life changes through five key programming areas: soccer play and instruction, off-field lessons and academic tutoring, civic engagement, team building, and cultural exchange. SWB serves middle-school and high-school students. The student-athletes who make up the program have recently arrived to the US from a variety of countries, including but not limited to, Cameroon, Eritrea, Somalia, Rwanda, DRC, Congo, Tanzania, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Mexico, Sudan, Guinea, Iraq, Bhutan, and Nepal. While these young people come from diverse backgrounds, they share a passion for soccer and a genuine interest in and desire to engage with their new surroundings.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various addresses throughout BaltimoreBaltimore, MD 21201

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Relationship Building
  • General Education
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 12 months, 2hrs/week
  • Volunteers must provide their own transportation.

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