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ORGANIZATION: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES ASSOCIATION INC

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About the organization

International Student Services Association (ISSA) located in Cleveland, Ohio is a non-profit organization that works directly with lower income immigrant high school students and their families. The overall goal is to identify key components and milestones for successful high school graduation, continuing education and career planning. Students will work with experienced professionals to gain greater awareness of the resources available to them to chart their own journey forward.

Responsibilities
As a volunteer, you will be assigned projects related to the career readiness and college planning programs under the Youth Program Department. Projects that you may expect to take on entirely or partially, are:

  • Assist in outreach
  • Support with the planning and implementation of ISSA youth program
  • Lead or support ISSA career readiness and college prep workshops
  • Lead service-learning projects

Essential job duties

  • Maintaining a safe and supportive environment for all youth
  • Supporting or assisting all major service-learning projects
  • Actively participating in all projects and games
  • Helping promote events and program
  • Assisting team with student activity and lesson planning for classes for the partnership schools
  • Assisting team with student advising materials
  • Participating in weekly staff meetings
  • Leading debriefs before and after each project or activity (as needed)

We are always on the lookout for a dynamic individual who is:

  • Motivated to contribute to positive impact
  • Passionate about youth development and helping the underrepresented youth, or its equivalent advocacy and work
  • Exhibits empathy
  • Work with immigrant high school youth is an advantage
  • Driven to ensure a team’s success
  • Enjoys working with and learning from a diverse team
  • Highly adaptive and flexible in taking on various tasks and roles
  • Has initiative
  • Outcomes-driven
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task
  • Grit to follow through on commitments
  • Energized by continuous learning
  • Able to speak some Spanish or Arabic (preferred)
  • Willing to volunteer 15-20 hours/week (some Saturdays)

Important notes

  • This is three month volunteer program.
  • College credit is available depending on the requirements of your college or university.
  • Students can also qualify to receive the Presidential President's Volunteer Service Award from America Corp and White House.
  • All volunteer offers are contingent on passing mandatory background check.

To learn more about our organization, check out these resources:

https://nonprofitarchitect.org/how-to-find-great-interns-haowen-ge-2/

https://www.acteonline.org/tech-immigrants-succeed-lead/

Address: 675 Alpha Drive, Suite G, Highland Heights, OH 44143

Website: www.internationalstudentsvc.org

Instagram: internationalstudentsvc

Facebook: InternationalStudentServicesAssociation




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About INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES ASSOCIATION INC

Location:

675 ALPHA DR STE G, HIGHLAND HGTS, OH 44143, US

Mission Statement

ISSA is dedicated to creating a better future for students who have immigrated to the U.S. by providing information, inspiration, and motivation to help them navigate their education and develop their future careers beyond high school.

Description

International Student Services Association located in Cleveland, OH is a non-profit organizationthat works directly with international and immigrant high school students and their families. The overall goal is to identify key components and milestones for successful high school graduation, continuing education and career planning. Students will work with experienced professionals to gain greater awareness of the resources available to them to chart their own journey forward.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • on going

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