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Refugee Mentor (Must live within Central Florida)

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ORGANIZATION: Catholic Charities of Central Florida, Inc.

  • 27 people are interested

Please contact jfayed@cflcc.org if interested to set up an initial virtual 30 minute Interest meeting

Job Requirements:
* Must be at least 18 years old and have a U.S. Social Security Number
* Provides one-on-one guidance to a refugee youth mentee client, aged 15 to 24
* Commits to mentoring a refugee youth client weekly/bi-weekly for at least 4 to 6 months
* Commits to mentoring for at least 4 hours each month, with additional prep time as needed
* Completes Safety Certification and Passes Fingerprinting/Background Check(s)
* Participates in Training and Orientation. Receives Guidelines on Mentoring Activities.
* Profile Assessment for Pairing required: Provides information on background, experiences,
skills, and interests to be used to match the mentor with a refugee client
* Has a supervised "Pairing Meeting" with agency staff and the mentee to initiate one-on-one
mentoring. Develops a plan of action with staff that responds to the mentee’s self-chosen goals.
* Supports a mentee to identify, explore, and strive toward their self-chosen educational,
vocational, and career pathways. Helps them to explore the U.S. and feel at home here.
* Enables and models for the mentee positive development of life, social, and practical skills.
Supports the mentee’s emotional, mental, and physical well-being.
* Provides civic and social engagement. Celebrates and explores their culture and experiences.
* May have a flexible schedule. You may plan most meetings directly with the refugee client
(after pairing), so long as mentoring care is on-going, regular, and reliable.
* Will receive agency staff oversight and guidance as needed.
* Completes monthly reporting of mentoring hours and other documentation as necessary.

Benefits:
* Get to know a person from another country.
* Share your knowledge, experience, and guidance.
* Bring fun and fulfillment in your life as you prepare a young person for a better future.
* Explore a different culture and/or language.
* Strengthen your leadership skills for personal, educational and career development.
* Assist a young person learn about the United States and to feel at home here

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About Catholic Charities of Central Florida, Inc.

Location:

1819 N. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32807, US

Mission Statement

The Catholic Charities of Central Florida mission is provide vital social services to people in need regardless of their religious, social or economic background, to improve lives of individuals, families and the community.

Description

Catholic Charities is a nonprofit social agency that assists the poor and underprivilaged.

To see more volunteer opportunities and fill out an application, please visit our volunteer page!

www.cflcc.org/volunteer

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Immigrants & Refugees
Children & Youth, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Orlando, FL 32807

(28.5514,-81.30143)
 

SKILLS

  • Bilingual
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must commit at least four hours per month and serve as mentor for at least four months.

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