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Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota

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An ESL class visits the public library while learning about community resources.

Help teach adult immigrants or refugees learning 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 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 Tami for more details at tami@vssmn.org or fill out our online volunteer application and we'll contact you with next steps: https://forms.gle/4fVP5V1F6NAoUYci8

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About Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota

Location:

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 community while addressing the basic economic, educational, and health needs of refugees and immigrants statewide.

Description

Address the needs of Vietnamese, Karen, 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
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

277 University Ave WSt Paul, MN 55103

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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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