Children & Family Programming Instructor for Refugees


Cause Areas


Fri May 04, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:00 PM


3443 N. Central AveNorth RotundaPhoenix, AZ 85012


Volunteer Purpose and Impact

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest resettles refugees in Arizona, and provides services for up to five years after arrival to guide new arrivals to self-sufficiency. This volunteer would be working in partnership with Refugee & Immigration Services’ Children’s Services Specialist to provide quality programming to refugee children.

Responsibilities and Key Deliverables

Volunteer will:

? Lead discussions and activities designed to promote school preparedness, literacy, and/or community integration.

? Supervise and assist children and caregivers with activities including games, songs, crafts, etc.

? Understand, interpret, and execute the designed curriculum for the program.


Volunteer should have prior experience working with young children and/or families. Volunteer should be comfortable providing instruction and leading activities, as well as working in partnership with others.

Working Conditions

Program activities take place at LSS-SW Refugee & Immigration Services office. Volunteer should be comfortable sitting, standing, and working with children.

Clearances Required & Training

Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card is required. Volunteer will attend a volunteer orientation and receive specific training as needed.

Location & Timeframe

Volunteer should commit to role for 6 weeks. Classes take place on Fridays from 10am-12pm at the LSS-SW Refugee & Immigration Services office, 3443 N. Central Ave, North Rotunda, Phoenix, AZ 85012.


  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hour long classes on Fridays for 6 weeks

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