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Lutheran Community Services Northwest: Refugee Resettlement Program

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What did you need when you were a young adult starting out in life? This is your opportunity to be that for someone in need.

The Refugee Youth Mentoring Program seeks to support refugee youth in Pierce County between the ages of 18 and 24 with their education and career goals. Mentors help youth feel confident in the life they are creating in the United States. This program is a 6-month commitment and requires at least 5-10 hours a month.

Please consider applying for this rewarding opportunity.

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About Lutheran Community Services Northwest: Refugee Resettlement Program

Location:

223 N Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403, US

Mission Statement

Lutheran Community Services Northwest partners with individuals, families, and communities for health, justice and hope.

Description

Agency: Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCSNW) is a non-profit human services agency serving communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Our caring staff provides a wide variety of services to adults, adolescents, children, families, schools, businesses, congregations, neighborhoods and communities. We are privileged to touch the lives of people of all ages, cultures and faiths.

Refugee Resettlement Program: Refugees are people who have fled their country of origin because they are persecuted for being of a particular race, religion, nationality, political opinion or social group (1951 Refugee Convention). Refugees have faced and survived immense hardship, often demonstrating remarkable resilience. We see that resilience in the lives of those who have resettled in the United States. Families are given an opportunity to start life over in a safe place and begin the process of healing and regaining hope. Multicultural Community Services (MCS), a program of LCSNW, is contracted with the U.S Department of State to help refugees rebuild their homes and their lives. Since 1975, MCS has resettled over 35,000 refugees from all over the world, helping them become self-sufficient and integrated into the culture and community of King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties. Though refugees have lost nearly everything - they rebuild - becoming a vital, contributing force in our diverse communities.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

524 S I StSuite 204Tacoma, WA 98405

(47.25772,-122.4506)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 30
  • Orientation or Training
  • Requires a minimum of 6 months and 5-10 hours per month

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