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Help Refugees and Immigrants Learn English! (in-person)

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ORGANIZATION: Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 66 people are interested
Library Field Trip
An ESL class visits the public library while learning about community resources.

Help teach adult immigrants or refugees to learn English. Meet people from the Twin Cities community and work with them as they build literacy skills and achieve their goals. Many of our students have limited computer skills, so we are seeking volunteers to assist in the classroom to build community and communication skills. Sound like something you're interested in? Volunteer as an English tutor or teacher with Vietnamese Social Services!

  • No experience or diploma needed -- we'll provide all necessary training
  • English speakers o all levels are welcome and encouraged to volunteer
  • Virtual and In-Person opportunities are available
  • Time commitment is 1-3 hours per week
  • We will match you with students at a time that works for you
  • Must be 18 years old to volunteer
  • Must currently reside in the USA
  • We strongly encourage volunteers who are people of color, indigenous, immigrants and refugees, LGBQ+, and people with disabilities.
  • We also strongly encourage multilingual volunteers who can speak Vietnamese, Karen, Karenni, Burmese, French, Hmong, and Somali.

Please contact Jo Matson for more details at jo@vssmn.org or fill out our online volunteer application and we'll contact you with the next steps: https://forms.gle/4fVP5V1F6NAoUYci8

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About Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota


Suite 100, 277 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55103, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota is to maintain the identity of the Minnesota Vietnamese and other diverse community members while addressing the basic economic, educational, and health needs of refugees and immigrants statewide.


Address the needs of Vietnamese, Karen, Karenni, Burmese, and Somali families and individuals by providing social services in relation to economic stability, education and health issues, in a context of cultural values.


Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


277 University Ave WSt Paul, MN 55103


  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • People Skills
  • Tutoring
  • Bilingual


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week. Regular weekly time block.
  • A love for new refugees and a willingness to help people!

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