Do you want to help refugee youth increase their potential? Do you want to broaden your worldview and learn more about a different culture? This opportunity may be for you!
We are in search for volunteer mentors who would like to share their skills and experience to assist refugee youth clients achieve their educational, vocational, or personal goals. Mentors get matched with a refugee youth client whose goals matches the mentors skills and experiences. They meet each week to complete action steps towards those goals and help the individual adjust to life here in the United States.
Time Commitment: 1 hour per week for a predetermined amount of time and can be flexible based on the client and mentor’s schedules.
Background checks, references, and car insurance/license required if driving the client.
Age requirement: At least 18 years olds.
Click here for the application: https://lssjax.org/volunteer-sign-up/
About Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida
4615 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, FL 32207, US
"Motivated and guided by the compassion of Christ, we serve and care for people in need."
Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida (LSS) has been helping refugees resettle in the Jacksonville area since 1980. Refugees are people who have had to flee their home countries due to violence and persecution. They are granted legal refugee status by the United Nations and the U.S. State Department. LSS helps refugees find housing, employment, and connects them with other vital services they need to rebuild their lives in the U.S.
Children & Youth
Immigrants & Refugees
We'll work with your schedule.
4615 Philips HwyJacksonville, FL32207
January 25, 2021
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 17
Orientation or Training
1 hours per week for a predetermined amount of time
Level 2 Background Screening (requires fingerprints from states you lived in during the past 5 years).