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Virtual- English Language Learners (Elementary School) Tutoring

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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Inc

  • 8 people are interested

About us

At Catholic Charities, our vision is to improve the lives of those we serve, to empower the most vulnerable, and to help reduce poverty through quality, compassionate, and effective human services.

Our Refugee and Immigration Services develop programs, in partnership with refugee and immigrant communities, to promote social bridges and bonds, develop desired skills and cultural knowledge, and encourage US citizenship. Participants work to build the real-life knowledge, attitudes, and skills that they need to achieve success. When we accomplish this, lives are transformed and the benefits to the community can be exponential starting by improving the quality of life one person at a time.

We could not do what we do without the help of our volunteers!

In partnership with Zablocki School (K-5) and Boys & Girls club, Catholic Charities will be implementing an after school tutoring program to provide additional homework help and support to students of refugee and immigrant backgrounds.

While students are thriving, parents and teachers have expressed an interest in having volunteers work individually with students (one on one or two on one) to establish an after school homework routine, receive guidance, and help student(s) to improve their problem-solving skills.

Both volunteers and learners will create positive relationships and participate in cultural exchanges, which facilitate integration for both groups. Each volunteer will be asked to tutor 1-2 students during their shift.

Am I qualified?

After School Tutor(s) must have previous experience in tutoring, teaching, working with children, or working with English Language Learners. This could be as a dedicated teacher, trainer or tutor.

Volunteers should be familiar with navigating the U.S. school system and providing guidance to youth.

Schedule:

2:30-3:30 pm on a weekday(s) of their choosing

Thank you for your interest in this program. Any volunteers that apply for this program in 2020, will begin the process in January 2021.

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About Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Inc

Location:

2021 N 60th St, Milwaukee, WI 53208, US

Mission Statement

Catholic Charities serves people of all faiths throughout the ten counties of Southeastern Wisconsin. Our Mission Statement: Inspired by Christ's call to serve, our mission is to provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same. Our Vision Statement: Our vision is to improve the lives of those we serve, to empower the most vulnerable, and to help reduce poverty through quality, compassionate, and effective human services.

Description

Catholic Charities mission to "provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same" has been the core of our work since 1920. We measurably improve the lives of the poor in our communities and empower them to reach their full potential. When we accomplish this, lives are transformed and the benefits to the community can be exponential starting by improving the quality of life one person at a time.

With an outpouring of support from the community, we are able to help the poorest among us. We help people of all faiths, ages and cultures improve their ability to be self-sufficient, raise a family in more stable and healthy home, escape violence, cope with emotional and behavioral challenges, and overcome barriers to a better life.

Our Programs and Services:

  • Behavioral Health/Counseling
  • Outreach & Case Management
  • Adoption Services
  • Pregnancy Support Services
  • Supported Parenting Services
  • Adult Day Services
  • In-Home Support Services
  • Legal Services for Immigrants
  • Refugee Resettlement Services
Children & Youth
Community
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week for a minimum of 6 months
  • Teaching or tutoring experience preferred

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