Citizenship Instructor Volunteer Opportunity Southwest Regional Library

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Hispanic Unity of Florida

Citizenship Class

Summary:
The Volunteer Citizenship Instructor teaches English literacy and U.S. History and government to adult Lawful Permanent Residents to prepare them for the naturalization interview and test to become a U.S. citizen.

Class is every Monday 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Instructors for Citizenship Program - Areas of Assistance:

  • Conducts routine group education classes on naturalization process, U.S. history and government and civic engagement at the assigned libraries
  • Does mock interviews for students
  • Explains USCIS naturalization eligibility requirements, rights and responsibilities of the Lawful Permanent Resident and US Citizen
  • Ensures that students understand main issues and concepts of the naturalization process
  • Distributes class materials to students
  • Suggests new class materials to the Program Manager
  • Ensures that all students sign in and complete in-take forms at each class
  • Collects attendance sheets and completed in-take forms.
  • Participate and promote Hispanic Unity as a Social Services Agency
  • Perform other job related duties as required.

Qualifications:

The ideal volunteer should have a strong sense of commitment to the principals and values of Hispanic Unity of Florida. H/she shall demonstrate deep knowledge and full understanding of U.S. History and government. Instruction experience is a plus. Strong written and oral communication skills are a must. This position requires strong organizational skills.

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About Hispanic Unity of Florida

Location:

5840 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33021, US

Mission Statement

Empowering immigrants and others to become self-sufficient, productive and civically engaged.

Description

Founded in 1982 as a haven for immigrants and refugees, HUF has grown to serve diverse and multi-cultural working families from the United States as well as more than 25 other countries. We provide a range of wrap-around services to help more than 18,000 clients of all ages, from preschoolers to adults, successfully transition to a productive new life.

HUF offers 12 programs and services in four languages - English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and Sign Language.

South Florida’s unique geographic location has made it a popular destination for the Caribbean and Latin American immigrants, as well as others from throughout the world. Often arriving with little more than the clothes on their backs, a few dollars in pocket change, with no job, language, skills or understanding of the life that awaits them on America’s shores - they still come with hopes and dreams. Hispanic Unity of Florida is proud and grateful to be South Florida’s "Ellis Island" for new immigrants arriving in South Florida.

WHEN

Tue Apr 23, 2019 - Sun Mar 01, 2020
06:00 PM - 07:30 PM  

WHERE

16835 Sheridan StPembroke Pines, FL 33331

(26.03106,-80.37309)
 

SKILLS

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Immigration Law
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 21
  • 1.5 hour every Wednesday (6:00PM - 7:30PM)
  • Second language (Spanish) is a plus

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