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4575 - B Mission Gorge PlaceSan Diego, CA 92120


TITLE: Volunteer Job Readiness Instructor

OBJECTIVE: To help prepare refugees for employment opportunities.

TIME REQUIRED: Flexible, 8 hours per week, Mon. - Fri., 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM.


  • Bilingual Arabic/English or English/Spanish

  • HR or workforce services experience

  • 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

  • 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


  • Teach job readiness sessions two mornings per week

  • Teach participants about the employment process including resume and letter writing, job search, completing applications, researching employers, basic to advanced interviewing skills and proper workplace behavior.

  • 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: Acculturation Specialist

BENEFITS: As a Volunteer Job Readiness Instructor you will have the opportunity to build confidence and ready refugees for the world of work in San Diego. Your assistance will help newcomers become more employable and help them see the value and benefits of earned income over time and how it’s directly related to a life of independence and self-reliance.


  • Adult Education
  • Career Counseling / Coaching

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