- A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
11 people are interested
Starting over is hard.
It's especially true for refugees who are unable return to the countries they fled due to war and fear of persecution. At Solutions in Hometown Connections (SHC), we make newcomers feel welcome through programs that teach, mentor and connect.In-home Tutoring Program
Join the In-home Tutoring Program and help a refugee mom learn English. Tutors receive training, on-going support and join a community of 40 current tutors. The In-home Tutoring Program is a great opportunity for meaningful cross-cultural engagement.
Mentors can be individuals or families who guide and assist newcomers as they adjust to living in the US.
To learn more about our Programs, please register at https://www.shconnections.org/volunteer-form.htmlfor the upcoming information session on November 16th at the T enleytown Library, Washington, DC from 12pm-1:30pm.
We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About SOLUTIONS IN HOMETOWN CONNECTIONS CORP
4423 LEHIGH RD BOX 458, COLLEGE PARK, MD 20740, US
Engaging with refugees to build better communities.
Who We Are
SHC's mission is to engage with refugees and immigrants to build better communities. SHC envisages a world where our communities are pathways to empowerment and thriving futures. SHC was founded in 2017 as a result of volunteer outreach to refugee families living in Maryland. It strives to provide refugee and immigrant families with the building blocks they need to access educational, vocational, and family programs. Through SHC, families receive English language instruction and educational programs, learn to navigate services, and get connected to a warm and inclusive community.What We Do
SHC works with refugees and immigrants in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. SHC supports individuals and their families through a network of mentors, tutors and community groups. SHC family friendly English Language Program eases family transition into new communities and builds confidence and independence.
We'll work with your schedule.
Hamilton StHyattsville, MD 20781
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Cross-cultural Communication
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- We ask for a one hour a week commitment for a length of 3 months.
- We expect volunteers to be warm, welcoming, respectful and culturally sensitive.