Somali Sunday English Class

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Utah Refugee Education and Training Center

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Volunteer Opportunity Title: English Volunteer

Start and End Date: As soon as possible! Ongoing opportunity.

Description: The Somali Sunday English Class rotates every other Sunday from 11am-1pm. This is a continuous enrollment class with English skills ranging from beginner, to students preparing for their citizenship tests! There are usually 25-28 Somali Refugees per class who are all learning English as at least their second language.

This opportunity requires patience and flexibility due to the range of language skills and larger class size. We truly need community support to keep this class available for these engaged and dedicated students. Your time will make a tangible impact in the lives of these refugees. Thank you for your interest.
Number of Volunteers Needed: 3+

Staff Point of Contact: Halima

Volunteer Point of Contact: Megan McLaws;

All interested volunteers must register at:

  1. https://volunteer.samaritan. com/custom/525/#/volunteer_ registration
  2. After you create your account, search for the opportunity you are interested in!
  3. Click "Sign Up"

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About Utah Refugee Education and Training Center


250 W 3900 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, US

Mission Statement

The Utah Refugee Education and Training Center is a partnership between Salt Lake Community College, Utah State University and the Utah Department of Workforce Services. The Refugee Center serves two purposes: To foster opportunities for refugees to access family-sustaining employment, and to support refugee communities’ efforts to find appropriate solutions towards integration.


As part of the Department of Workforce Service, the Utah Refugee Education and Training Center offers employment, intake, and program services to assist refugees in Salt Lake City with their integration journey. We serve as a hub that offers commonly needed services such as job search assistance, ESL, citizenship preparation, and basic computer skills. We also leverage skill-based volunteerism as well as targeted in-kind and financial donations to provide free trainings and programs for adults and youth with interests ranging from I.T. and computer programming to leadership and public speaking to sewing and product development. If you are interested in serving your local refugee community, we have an opportunity for you!

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


250 W 3900 SSalt Lake City, UT 84107



  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 11am-1pm Every other Sunday

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