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College Prep Refugee Mentor

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Catholic Charities - RIS

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Are you looking for an opportunity to be a positive role model in a young person’s life and support the refugee population in Nashville? Apply to be a Refugee Youth Mentor today!

Here at Catholic Charities, we are launching a new College Prep Refugee Youth Mentoring Program catered to the needs of youth and young adults ages 15-24 who are working towards their educational and career goals. We are seeking caring mentors who can work with mentees on goal-setting, academic help and college application support, and social-emotional learning. You will receive training before being matched as well as ongoing support from Catholic Charities staff for the duration of your mentorship.

Hours are flexible, and virtual or in-person options are available!

Requirements:

· Be at least 21 years old

· Commit to 6 months of mentoring for 2 hours/week

· Background check and pre-match training

· Sincere desire to be a supportive figure in the life of a refugee youth

· Respect people of different cultural backgrounds

Help a young person realize their potential and apply to be a mentor today! Please reach out to Michelle Augustine at maugustine@cctenn.org or Zach Burgan at zburgan@cctenn.org for more information.

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About Catholic Charities - RIS

Location:

2806 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN 37214, US

Mission Statement

Welcoming and serving diverse populations, we strive to meet human needs and respect the dignity of all persons by empowering individuals to achieve self-sufficiency through encouragement, education, and support. (Mission Statement of the Dept of Refugee & Immigration Services, Catholic Charities of TN, Inc.)

Description

We are a local affiliate of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Migration and Refugee Services, and we provide core resettlement services to refugee individuals and families being resettled in Nashville, Tennessee.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple Locations in Nashville Metro AreaNashville, TN 37214

(36.14103,-86.67118)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours per week for 6 months.

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