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4575 - A Mission Gorge PlaceSan Diego, CA 92120

Volunteers are essential to helping our clients fill out job applications. With their help we ensure that our clients are able to take care of themselves and their family.


TIME REQUIRED: Flexible, 3 hours per week, Mon. - Fri., 9AM to 5PM.


  • Bilungual Spanish
  • Capable and interested in working with people of diverse languages and cultures

  • Possess a sense of hospitality, flexibility, patience and good humor

  • Ability to work with people of limited English proficiency

  • Prompt and conscientious about keeping appointments

  • Knowledgeable of entry-level job opportunities that are accessible for people with limited English proficiency

  • Able to coach, not interfere or force, appropriate behaviors that lead to employment


  • Provides basic administrative support for the employment program team

  • Participates in efforts to meet the needs of clients and agency requirements in consultation with the Employment Specialists, contacts employer and refugee after hire to identify and to help resolve any logistical problems.

  • Participates in the newly hired employee orientation when required by the employer.

  • Assists the Employment Specialist to identify and contact prospective employers.

  • Assists refugees to complete resumes and submit forms or applications for employment.

  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies and work procedures.

  • Provides direct services to/for Catholic Charities clients as assigned in a professional, courteous and caring manner while maintaining personal and professional boundaries.

  • Works with various community organizations that provide services to refugees, especially employment.

  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet program needs.

  • Keep accurate records of volunteer service hours and activities.

  • Work collaboratively with the volunteer coordinator and communicate regularly with supervisor.

SUPERVISOR: Employment Supervisor


  • Case Work / Management
  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Adult Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible 3 hours per week, Mon. – Fri., 9AM to 5PM
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