Volunteer Tutor (Ongoing)

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Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

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Our elementary school homework help program is looking for volunteer tutors who love to work with kids and are reliable, friendly, and patient. CIANA offers homework help to immigrant students enrolled in first through fifth grades through an after school program held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00pm during the school year.

Requirements:

  • Completed at least some high school
  • Consistent availability on Tuesday and/or Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00pm

Everyday Duties:

  • Helping young students with math, reading, and writing homework
  • Teaching young students manners and to clean up after themselves
  • Encouraging positive development and confidence

Compensation: Unpaid

Hours: 2-4 hours per week

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About Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans, CIANA

Location:

31-09 Newtown Avenue, Suite 411, Astoria, NY 11102, US

Mission Statement

To provide special transitional services which will lead to the successful integration of newcomers into American society while continuing to maintain pride in their own cultural heritage .

Description

Immigrants and refugees will be provided with the tools to emerge from poverty, isolation, and linguistic barriers to become full, productive American citizens. Our services promote family well-being and stability, provide counseling and support services, and expose newcomers to the social, economic and educational opportunities available to them. Professional social services will include ESOL and civics classes, citizenship preparation, adult literacy, child welfare and youth services, legal and immigration assistance, financial literacy, micro credit and finance, employment assistance, and information and referral services. Newcomers will gain a deeper understanding of western culture and how to incorporate its positive qualities into their lives without fear of losing their culture and identity; it will help them shape an identity that encompasses the best of both worlds and prevents their isolation and marginalization.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

31-09 Newtown Ave411Astoria, NY 11103

(40.76337,-73.911)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Mathematics
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

  • Kids

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • 2-4 hours per week

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