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Mentor Refugee Youth

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Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida

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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://app.betterimpact.com/Application?OrganizationGuid=d3b7e840-ca93-472d-ac62-e144c38fe325&ApplicationFormNumber=1

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About Lutheran Social Services of Northeast Florida

Location:

4615 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, FL 32207, US

Mission Statement

"Motivated and guided by the compassion of Christ, we serve and care for people in need."

Description

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4615 Philips HwyJacksonville, FL 32207

(30.27484,-81.62313)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Youth Services
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 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).

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