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Practice English With Refugees

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ORGANIZATION: Church World Service

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Are you interested in helping refugees? We are looking for volunteers to practice English with refugees by meeting 1 on 1. You can choose to meet in person or remotely.

CWS Durham strives to empower refugees as they resettle to their new community. This means providing them tools and resources to be successful. 1 on 1 English support is greatly needed to help refugees feel more comfortable in their new environment and greatly increases their ability to find employment. Working 1 on 1 with a refugee can help give them the confidence to practice speaking English and help you meet one of your new neighbors!

Please contact Gracie with any questions.

To Apply: Fill out an application here

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About Church World Service


112 South Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701, US

Mission Statement

The Church World Service Immigration and Refugee Program is committed to advancing the Triangle as a safe and welcoming home for new arrivals. We work to connect our clients with community resources in order to meet their immediate needs, promote long-term self-sufficiency, and take back control of their lives.


Church World Service is one of 10 U.S. voluntary agencies upon which the U.S. Refugee Program depends to welcome refugees to America. CWS affiliate agencies work hand-in-hand with seven participating denominations, local congregational cosponsors, and many other community volunteers to ensure that the newcomers have food, clothing, and other essentials as they help refugees learn English, find their way around town, enroll their children in school, look for work, and quickly become self-sufficient.


Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


504 W Chapel Hill St.Durham, NC 27701



  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Reading / Writing


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours a week
  • Patience and an Open Mind

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