Youth In-Home Tutoring Program Intern


Cause Areas


Thu Sep 01, 2016 04:00 PM - Fri Jun 16, 2017 07:00 PM


4753 N. BroadwaySuite 401Chicago, IL 60640



RefugeeOne seeks a responsible intern to assist with the Youth In-Home Tutoring program. RefugeeOne’s in-home tutors work one-on-one with a child who has recently arrived in the United States. In a mutually beneficial exchange of culture and knowledge, tutors will help youth ages 6-17 practice English and adjust to the U.S. school system. Clients are largely located in Rogers Park, West Rogers Park, and Albany Park.


  • Communicate with approximately 100 volunteer tutors annually to set up matches with students
  • Prepare educational materials for tutor use during tutoring sessions according to students’ academic and English levels
  • Conduct home visits to introduce tutors to their student tutee and family
  • Assist at the afterschool program as schedule permits


  • Reliable and flexible
  • Able to work independently
  • Comfortable entering client homes and communicating
  • Access to a car helpful but not required

Time commitment

  • Intern is asked to commit for one school year (September 2016-June 2017)
  • 2 days each week. Weekday hours are 4-7 p.m. Can do one weekday and one weekend day if preferred. Schedule is flexible with your availability.

To apply

Please send a resume, cover letter describing why you would be a good fit, and three personal references to Ms. Annika Rothbaum at The intern selected for the program will need to complete a criminal background check.


RefugeeOne, located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, has a national reputation for its success in helping refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance. RefugeeOne has a remarkably diverse staff of 40 people who collectively speak 35 languages. RefugeeOne has been resettling refugees in the Chicago area since 1982. For more information, visit


  • Tutoring
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Youth Services
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 days/week (Weekday hours 4-7 p.m.)
  • Intern is asked to commit for one school year (September 2016-June 2017)
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