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Tutor for 18-year-old refugee from Eritrea in Allegan

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Bethany Christian Services

We are looking for a tutor for one of our refugee foster care clients who lives in a foster home in Allegan. The client has requested tutoring, and her foster family asked for an in-person tutor due to their weak internet connection that prevents virtual tutoring. This youth is an 18-year-old from Eritrea who does well in school, but would appreciate added support in helping her stay on top of her schoolwork and comprehend the material at a more holistic level.

This opportunity would be for a minimum of the fall semester or the full 2020-2021 school year if possible. The tutor would be asked to meet with the student on a weekly basis for at least one hour.

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About Bethany Christian Services


1050 36th St. SE, Suite 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49508, US

Mission Statement

Bethany demonstrates the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services.


For refugees fleeing danger, the search for safety can be extremely challenging. And too often, people become numbers in a system that can feel impossible to navigate. That’s why we guide, protect, advocate for, and support refugees. In the U.S., we offer resettlement and continued support services in strategic locations.

Bethany Christian Services' Refugee and Immigrant Services program encompasses adult and family resettlement as well as refugee foster care for Unaccompanied Children and Unaccompanied Refugee Minors. Our services for unaccompanied refugee youth include case management, counseling, housing (foster homes, group homes, independent living), classes (New Arrival, Life Skills, driver's training), and volunteer mentoring and tutoring.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


1050 36th St. SESuite 400Grand RapidsKentwood, MI 49508



  • General Education
  • Tutoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Semester or academic year.
  • Application, 3 references, background clearances, interview, training.

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