Help kids navigate the American school system and rise to their potential by dedicating just two and a half hours of your time each week! This is a new Virtual Opportunity!
Catholic Charities Atlanta’s After School Program is for 2nd and 3rd graders at Indian Creek Elementary school in Clarkston, GA. The 30 students are recently arrived refugees from Iraq, Congo, Syria, Burma, Afghanistan, and Somalia and identified by the school as needing additional educational support. The After School Program is every Monday through Thursday during the school year from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM.
Establishing positive and appropriate relationships with the refugee children, volunteers and staff in the After School Program, including curriculum building and lesson plan facilitation.
Assist with leading small groups of 2-4 second and third grade students as "Virtual School Buddies."
Provide weekly mentorship to students; responsible for completing a weekly "Temperature Check" feedback form with the students and submit it to the ASP team for review and referrals if necessary.
o Ex could include: How are you feeling about virtual learning this week?
o Is there anything your teacher should know?
o Do you understand how to use your computer?
o How is your family? Etc.
COMMITMENT: At least one day per week: a "day" being Monday through Thursday from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM.
TRAINING: Volunteers will receive a comprehensive training on using Virtual Learning Platforms including Microsoft Teams and Google classroom and Dekalb County Schools’s Virtal EcoSystem.
Volunteers will participate in a 2-hour behavior management training.
Volunteer will also participate in an agency orientation and one additional 3 hour training to promote a safe environment for our kids.
Interested parties must be 18 years of age, otherwise will need parental consent to volunteer
Respect and empathy for students in a multi-cultural classroom
Sensitivity to vulnerable populations
Openness to feedback provided by peers and supervisor(s)
Willingness to complete agency application process, which includes a background and reference check and agency volunteer orientation, as well as an additional trainings referenced above.
LOCATION: at this time, the opportunity is virtual with student form Indian Creek Elementary in Clarkston, GA .
To provide help and create hope for those in need through professional services that help eliminate barriers to self sufficiency, stabilize families, and transform lives.
Catholic Charities Atlanta is an advocate and friend for individuals and families facing adversity. We provide a holistic combination of accredited social services life skills education, counseling, family stabilization, and immigration legal services that remove barriers to self-sufficiency and wholeness.
Our services are tailored for the unique circumstances of the people we serve, and our impact is real and measurable. We are faith-based and serve our neighbors professionally, compassionately, in multiple languages and regardless of background.
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Tue Oct 06, 2020 - Fri Dec 18, 2020
02:30 PM - 05:00 PM
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.