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Tutor 18-year-old refugee from Eritrea in Zeeland/Allendale (English)

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Bethany Christian Services

We are seeking a tutor to work with an 18-year-old youth from Eritrea in Bethany's refugee foster care program. She lives in a foster home in Zeeland (near GVSU Allendale campus), and she has requested tutoring assistance once or twice a week, particularly to focus on her English skills.

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About Bethany Christian Services

Location:

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.

Description

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

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

(42.89767,-85.64011)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ideally 6 months (minimum school semester). One, 1-hour session per week.
  • Application, references, clearances, interview, training.

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