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ORGANIZATION: Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)

IRCO

The Refugee and Immigrant Student Empowerment (RISE) program is an educational enrichment
program for recently arrived refugee and immigrant students in grades 9-12. RISE is delivered as a drop-in program that provides tutoring services to an average of 10-25 students a day. RISE aims to develop
the academic skills and confidence to support the success of these students in American educational
systems through tutoring, conversational activities, art-based activities, field trips and family nights.

RISE volunteers act as tutors, mentors and group facilitators. They provide academic support and
assistance, facilitate activities and games (when needed) and help students practice English and build
community. RISE places a large emphasis on community building and as a result, we are looking for
volunteers who are compassionate, hardworking, possess a good sense of humor and can adapt to
various situations and learning needs. Volunteers can also participate in family engagement events and
field trips.

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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

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

WHEN

Mon Sep 19, 2022 - Thu Dec 15, 2022
02:30 PM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

1001 SE 135th AveDavid Douglas High SchoolPortland, OR 97233

(45.5158,-122.52663)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Mentoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Volunteers must commit to at least one day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday) per week from 2:30 – 5:00 pm for at least an entire DDHS semester (September 2022- late January 2023 or January 2023 – June 2023).

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