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.
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Cross-cultural Communication
- 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.