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CROSSOVER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

COCD has recently started using the libraries in two locations, but because of the new wave of the covid Delta variant, wearing masks is mandatory. The students and teachers find it odd to wear masks because learning a language requires seeing the way the teacher makes the movement of the mouth.

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About CROSSOVER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Location:

PO Box 531, Dayton, OH 45401, US

Mission Statement

VISION: Cross Over Community Development is a gateway to self-reliance, confidence, and dignity for immigrants, refugees, and underserved communities. Mission: Cross Over Community Development is a resource center for immigrants and underserved community that provide educational services and employment opportunities in the greater Dayton area.

Description

Cross Over Community Development is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting immigrants and refugees in re-establishing high-quality lives for themselves and fully participating in the life of their new community.

Background

Cross Over was named after the idea that African immigrants and refugees cross from areas of absolute poverty and come to the US with the hope of accessing opportunities, create wealth and escape poverty. Unfortunately, they find upon arrival here barriers after barriers mostly linked to their lack of functional skills, cultural awareness, appropriate education, transferable job skills as well as social connections and they get stuck with the first survival job they get upon arrival here, unable to move to the next level, many become underemployed and end up assimilating in the underclass which prevents them from realizing their dream of creating money, prosperity, and success.

It is against this backdrop that volunteers who have been involved with new immigrants’ issues formed a nonprofit called "Cross Over Community Development" intended to empower them with employment skills and job creations so that they can improve their quality of life and self-sufficiency. Our outreach programs to break the generational poverty will target both immigrants and underserved communities.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
International

WHEN

Fri Aug 20, 2021 - Thu Nov 18, 2021

WHERE

326 Gunckel AvenueDayton​, OH 45410

(39.74386,-84.16525)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education
  • English

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to teach between 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday. Shifts and schedules are flexible.
  • Must be culturally sensitive and able to commit to preparing lessons. ESL teaching and Ohio General Education Development experience is a plus.

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