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Children's Afterschool Volunteer (Rising Up)

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ORGANIZATION: International House

  • 12 people are interested

Necessary qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Must pass CMS background check requirements
Rising UP is an Afterschool Literacy Tutoring Program hosted within Charlotte Mecklenburg Elementary Schools (CMS), focusing on 3rd-5th grade English Language Learners. We started this program in October, 2021 and have seen success within Briarwood Elementary and Merry Oaks Elementary. The spring program takes place on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, from February 7- April 27, 2023. Tutors do not need to be available for multiple sites OR both days; for example, if you are only available on Tuesdays you can still volunteer as long as you are available for the entire 2-hour program.
  1. Briarwood: Tutoring will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Merry Oaks: Tutoring will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
All tutors must complete the CMS volunteer screening and background check requirements in order to participate.

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM
    We have 4 school sites, and we need 2 volunteers per site
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About International House

Location:

1817 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205, US

Mission Statement

Mission: International House promotes international understanding by serving as a center for diversity, advocating for people of diverse national backgrounds and facilitating professional and cultural exchange programs.

Description

To accomplish its mission, the role International House plays in the community is threefold:

Center for International Diversity

International House is a meeting place where Internationals and Americans can establish and strengthen relationships, and promote cultural awareness by connecting with people who share an interest in language, culture, or ethnicity.

Immigrant Advocacy Program

International House provides legal representation and other resources to guide over 600 low-income internationals through the complexities of U.S. immigration law.

Citizen Diplomacy Programs

International House plays an important role in America's citizen diplomacy efforts by partnering with the U.S. Department of State and United States Agency for International Development to implement two U.S.Government sponsored programs: the International Visitor Leadership Program and Community Connections Program.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Multiple locations Charlotte, NC 28205

(35.22637,-80.79902)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm, from February 7- April 27, 2023
  • Next IH Volunteer Orientation is scheduled for February. This is the first step to get involved with this opportunity. You can register for it on our website.

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