Support the Academic Success of Refugee Youth in Kent!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Kent Meridian High School10020 SE 256th StKent, WA 98030

These students are working with a volunteer mentor to prepare for the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE). The HSPE is a statewide, standardized test which students must pass in order to graduate. Here students are re-organizing a piece of writing. Who can find the introduction?

About

CRB’s Kent Youth Program targets newly arrived refugee and ELL youth who are in need of additional academic support outside of the classroom. Students participate in a variety of academic and enrichment activities weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:20 - 4:00 PM, to increase their knowledge on college and career readiness, receive individualized homework help, and increase their reading and writing skills.

POSITION SUMMARY: CRB is seeking volunteer Classroom Tutors to provide individualized or small group tutoring services to high school aged refugee and ELL youth at Kent Meridian High School in Kent, WA. I n addition to providing homework support, Classroom Tutors assist students as they participate in academic activities to improve their reading and writing skills and increase their knowledge of college and career readiness.

BENEFITS: Gain valuable experience working with refugee and immigrant youth. Professional development and training opportunities. Gain experience working in a fun and enriching after school environment. Earn Service Learning Credits.

Skills

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Mathematics

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-month commitment, 1 or 2 sessions per week
  • Fingerprinting is required by Kent School District (at no cost to the volunteer)
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