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Volunteer Tutor Needed to Assist Immigrant and Refugee Families

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Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

  • 24 people are interested

Catholic Charities Immigrant and Refugee Services’ Family Literacy Program is an initiative through its education department. This program offers comprehensive English language, academic, tutoring, and civic/community services for immigrant and refugee families in the New Orleans community. We are seeking reliable, passionate volunteers to help support this program. Volunteers work primarily as tutors, working one-on-one or in small groups to help our clients with academic, English-language, workforce, or Citizenship services. This volunteer position provides an excellent way to connect with our migrant community in a more individual, personal, and friendly manner.

Where/When: Mondays from 4 - 8 pm, Thursdays, 3-5:30 PM, Fridays from 10 AM-3 PM at our Immigration/Refugee Services office in Metairie

More Details: Great opportunity for anyone interested or experienced in education, child development, psychology, policy/law, ELL, foreign language/culture, or immigrant/refugee issues. High school students welcome - they will work with high school age or younger children.

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About Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Location:

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.

Description

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!

http://www.ccano.org/volunteer/

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Maine AveMetairieMetairie, LA 70003

(30.00856,-90.21509)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies, but volunteer should have a set schedule.

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