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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


7800 Detroit AveCleveland, OH 44102


What would you do if you had to leave your country, everything you understood...and had to start in a new country with new norms and expectations?

This is what a refugee encounters daily!

You are needed to assist as:

* Cultural Orientation Instructor- help newly arrived refugees learn about their new home. Topics include: hygiene; US cultural values; culture shock & stress; & their rights and responsibilities in the US

Ideal candidate: familiarity with American culture & norms; exhibit cultural & emotional sensitivity. No 2nd language is required but ability to speak Arabic, Pashtu, Burmese, Nepali, KiSwahili, Somali or French is helpful

2 hours; 2x per month

* Citizenship Tutor- help refugees prepare for English & civics exams. Topics include: American history & civics; reading; writing; speaking. Help students learn vocabulary, review questions and understand the material.

1-2 hours weekly in late afternoon

* ESL tutor/ classroom aide- help teach ESL to classroom of recent refugees; or assist in the classroom. Weekdays between 9 am and 4 pm.


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
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