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RESJ-FACES Pre-K -5th grade Tutor Portland Public Schools

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Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

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Racial Equality and Social Justice Programs for Portland Public Schools (RESJ)

Volunteer Position: RESJ-FACES Pre-K -5 th grade Tutor

Program Area: Family and Community Engagement Services (FACES)

Project goal: RESJ FACES programs provide racial equity and social justice-centered, community-minded, culturally dynamic, multilingual/multicultural support to African, Asian, Pacific Islander and Slavic Immigrant and Refugee families, caregivers, and students.

Position Summary: The RESJ FACES program seeks dedicated, responsible, and culturally mindful volunteers to support Pre-K through 5 th grade Immigrant and Refugee students with academic and culturally specific activities at selected schools in the Portland Public School District. An interview, orientation and background check are required.

Location: Selected Portland Public Schools in person or virtual

Schedule: Availability during evenings and after-school hours

Time commitment: Volunteers must commit to working a minimum of 1-2 hours per week for at least 8 weeks (about 2 months)

Volunteer Qualifications:

  • Have a passion for helping students achieve their goals
  • Commitment to working with diverse populations and non-native English speakers
  • Fluency in the following languages: Vietnamese, Somali, Tongan or Russian language ability helpful
  • Provide academic support to PreK-5 th grade students in math and literacy
  • Interest in participating in group activities that support family connection, cultural identity, wellness and wellbeing and cultural sharing within the larger school community
  • Ability to build good relationships with students and parents to pursue the students' academic goals

Requirements:

  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Pass a criminal background check

Age requirement: 18 and older

Contact: volunteer@irco.org

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About Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

Location:

10301 NE Glisan St. Portland (Main Office), 4424 NE Glisan St. Portland (Asian Family Center), Portland, OR 97220, US

Mission Statement

To promote the integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.

Description

The Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 1976 to serve immigrants and refugees in Portland, Oregon. IRCO assists individuals and families successfully navigate their lives from cradle through career. IRCO provides programs and volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Employment Preparation and Literacy
  • Employment Skills Training
  • Employment Placement Services
  • Youth Employment Services
  • Family and Domestic Violence Services
  • Youth Academic and Employment Services
  • Senior Services
  • Health Education and Advocacy
  • Interpretation and Translation Services
  • Community Development Services
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10301 NE Glisan St. Portland (Main Office)Portland, OR 97220

(45.52668,-122.557)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must commit to working a minimum of 1-2 hours per week for at least 8 weeks (about 2 months)
  • • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination • Pass a criminal background check Age requirement: 18 and older

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