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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

  • 28 people are interested

We are seeking reliable, passionate volunteers to support non-native English speakers in the Greater New Orleans area studying for the naturalization exam. Volunteers work primarily as teaching assistants and tutors in our citizenship classes, with a focus on English conversation practice, the 100 civics questions for the naturalization test, questions from the application for naturalization, and conducting mock interviews with students.

Classes occur Monday-Thursday from 6pm to 8:30pm, currently offered virtually. Volunteers are asked to commit to one class a week for a minimum of 3 months with the program. Once safe to do so, classes will be offered at the North Kenner Library.

It is not required, but is helpful, to speak a language other than English. We provide a basic ESL and Citizenship training and will provide ongoing professional development opportunities for volunteers. Great opportunity for anyone interested in education, policy/law, ELL, or immigrant/refugee issues. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us!

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About Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans


1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113, US

Mission Statement

Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, while respecting the dignity and potential of all people, we collaborate to offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless and empower the vulnerable to foster a just society.


Since 1938 Catholic Charities has been offering life-giving programs, advocating for the voiceless and empowering the most vulnerable to foster a more just society. Catholic Charities has over 30 programs and three affiliated ministries in the eight civil parishes of the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Our programs engage and serve members of the community from pre-birth to the elderly but all of them fall under one of the following areas:

  • children and families
  • domestic violence
  • education and young adults
  • food and nutrition
  • housing and homelessness
  • disaster recovery
  • immigration/refugee resettlement
  • justice and employment
  • physical and mental health
  • pro-life services
  • senior services
Please check out our postings for the volunteer positions we have open right now!

If you’re a local resident and are interested volunteering with us, you will be asked to attend a Volunteer Information Session at 1000 Howard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113. Please check the website below for the dates we will be holding these sessions and we look forward to seeing you there!


If you’re interested in volunteering and are from out of town please send a message with your group size, and dates/times of availability to estieber@ccano.org.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Tutoring


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hours/week for a minimum of 3 months

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