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.Responsibilities
- 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
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
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 6 month commitment required.
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