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Help refugee youth do homework and build life skills at After School Program!

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ORGANIZATION: Heartland Alliance Refugee and Immigrant Community Services (RICS)

  • 23 people are interested

What? Work side-by-side with Heartland staff to help run an after school program for refugee youth. Provide one-on-one homework help and participate in life skills activities.

When? Program takes place from 4:00-6:00pm Monday through Thursday. Pick one day a week and come every week. Program will begin the first week of October and run througout the school year.

Where? Various locations in West Rogers Park (West Ridge), Rogers Park, Evanston (Schedule TBD)

Requirements:

  • Pass an online criminal history background check. The cost is $17.95 (paid by volunteer).
  • Commit to volunteering at least once per week (outside of vacation/illness) for one semester.

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About Heartland Alliance Refugee and Immigrant Community Services (RICS)

Location:

4419 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60640, US

Mission Statement

Heartland Alliance advances the human rights and responds to the human needs of endangered populations--particularly the poor, the isolated, and the displaced--through the provision of comprehensive and respectful services and the promotion of permanent solutions leading to a more just global society.

Description

Refugee & Immigrant Community Services (RICS) partners with refugees, asylees, immigrants and survivors of trafficking to address their needs by connecting them to their new community, providing education and employment services, and the help they need to succeed in their new country. RICS annually resettles more than 150 individuals in Chicago from places like Afghanistan, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Sudan, Ukraine, and Syria. RICS serves an additional 500 refugees through a variety of services including cultural orientation, adjustment counseling, employment, job readiness and placement services, as well as medical case management, family literacy, and English language training for adults.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

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WHERE

4419 N Ravenswood AveChicago, IL 60640

(41.9621,-87.67368)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Child Development
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hours per week
  • Application, background check, orientation

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