Cause Areas

When

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

Where

921 Oakes StreetEast Palo Alto, CA 94303
This was for a career exploration day we had at Google!

About

We are looking for volunteer mentors for locally resettled refugees and immigrants!

Volunteers are matched with newly-arrived individuals and families to help answer any questions relating to American culture customs, processes, laws, or community resources that would help their match feel more connected; help find solutions to needs such as finding a job, preparing for college, filing for FAFSA, fixing a car, or passing a driver's test; and provide opportunities to get out, explore surroundings, make new friends, learn a new skill or hobby, and connect to others within their communities.

This is a 1 year, 8-10 hours/month commitment. You will be matched with someone living within or near your same geographical area. Background check required.

Skills

  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Mentoring
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-10 hours a month for 1 year
  • Can volunteer as a family, couple, duo, or individual. Must have clean driving record.

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