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3443 N. Central AveNorth RotundaPhoenix, AZ 85012
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Education is the key to self-sufficiency as refugees rebuild their lives in America. Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is seeking a volunteer to provide educational assistance to refugee students who need tutoring as they integrate into American classrooms.

  • Provide tutoring to refugee students
  • Assist students in completing homework assignments
  • Practice English language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) with parents and children
  • Report back to Children’s Services Specialist monthly, more often if needed
  • Ability to work independently with non-English speakers
  • Flexibility of schedule to accommodate needs of the family
  • Educational background preferred
  • English instructional experience preferred
Working conditions

The volunteer will serve inside the home of the refugee clients. Clients are primarily located in west Phoenix.

Clearances required & training

This role requires a fingerprint clearance card ($65) volunteers are responsible for the cost. All volunteers will complete a free central registry background check when they attend orientation.

Location & timeframe

The volunteer will serve in the home of the students. Volunteer shifts will take place in the afternoons/evenings or weekends when students are not in school. 6 month commitment required

If you are interested in this role please fill out our online application so that a staff member can give you a call with more details, answer any questions you have, and make sure it is a good fit for you or your group: http://bttr.im/vhj24


  • Math / Science Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 month commitment required.

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