Kinyarwanda Bus Educator


(29.723509,-95.497406)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

6300 Westpark Dr.Suite 600Houston, TX 77057

About

Description

YMCA International Services is a unique center of the YMCA of Greater Houston that delivers client-centered programs to refugees, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations to advance their economic independence, social integration, and civic participation. The Y helps newcomers restore hope, build stability, create opportunity and change futures. YMCA International Services is continuously recognized as a leader in the Houston immigrant community.


YMCA International Services is a unique center of the YMCA of Greater Houston that delivers client-centered programs to refugees, immigrants, and other vulnerable populations to advance their economic independence, social integration, and civic participation. The Y helps newcomers restore hope, build stability, create opportunity and change futures. YMCA International Services is continuously recognized as a leader in the Houston immigrant community.

Preferred Communities a department from YMCA International Services is looking for a volunteer who is familiar with the public transportation system here in Houston and speaks Kinyarwanda. We are looking for patient, understanding, and passionate people interested in helping the refugee population by teaching them how to use the public transit system (metro) here in Houston.

Go one on one with a client and teach them how to use the metro system:

  • How to request a stop
  • Where to wait for the bus
  • How to purchase a metro card
  • How to refill a metro card

Qualifications

  • Must speak Kinyarwanda
  • Complete required training and YMCA Background check
  • Familiar with the metro system
  • Able to multi-task
  • Patience, understanding, flexibility, and a positive attitude

Kinyarwanda speaking volunteers are needed anytime between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Sometimes you may only be needed for one hour or other times four hours.

If interested or you have any questions please feel free to email miguel.nunez@ymcahouston.org

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Bilingual
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Interpreter

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 hours a week minimum

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