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Mentor / Life Coach

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ORGANIZATION: Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

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Position: Mentor / Life Coach

Program Area: Slavic Eastern European Center (SEEC)

Location: In-person (Case by Case Basis)

Schedule: Case by Case Basis

Position Summary: Friendship and social connections go a long way in easing a refugee’s transition.
Signing up as a mentor means offering knowledge, networks, and friendship to an individual or family of
arrivals. Mentors / Life Coaches may help with transportation, learning everyday tasks like shopping,
finding fun outings, and more.

Use your creativity to help a new refugee family to learn more about their new community. Show them
around town; take them on field trips to local markets and historical places of interest. Teach them to
become familiar using the bus and access local routes easily. As the family learns more about their
community, they will learn independence and feel a sense of familiarity and ownership for their new
home.

Qualifications: Must pass a criminal background check

Time Commitment: 1-3 months

Age Requirement: 18+

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

CAUSE AREAS

Immigrants & Refugees
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Portland, OR 97220

(45.55173,-122.55225)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 1-3 months

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