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2021 N. 60th St.Milwaukee, WI 53208


Volunteers will gain experience working with newly arrived refugee adults and school-aged children in an intensive in- home tutoring program. For 2-4 weeks, volunteers will work with clients to develop self-sufficiency skills through targeted English language acquisition and community exploration.

Essential Functions

  • Teaches client specific English skills
    • Clearly say their name, address, and telephone number in English or have this information written down and accessible
    • Identify an emergency and dial 911
    • Ask for an interpreter
  • Adapt curriculum to meet individual client needs
  • Navigate to at least one community recreation space (i.e. a park, library) in walking distance
  • Utilize bus passes to show clients how to get to and from Catholic Charities and a grocery store or other local resources

Education and/or Experience

  • Experience with teaching or instruction, a plus
  • Experience with English as a Second language or non-native speakers (exchange student or studying abroad), a plus
  • Patient and friendly personality

Frequency/ Commitment

  • 1-2 hour sessions twice per week for 2-4 weeks


  • Adult Education
  • Problem Solving
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Relationship Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hour sessions twice per week for 2-4 weeks

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