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Refugee Co-Sponsorship

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ORGANIZATION: Bethany Christian Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Refugee Co-Sponsorship is there you partner with Bethany Christian Services to assist one of their refugee families for 6-8 months from their arrival while acclimating to life in the U.S. These are usually groups of 5-10 people with 1 or 2 individuals as the primary group leader(s). During that time, you may be able to welcome a family at the airport, assist with transportation to medical appointments, collected needed material items, English tutoring, be a community guide, and simply build a friendship with them. Bethany provides training and suppot before and throughout this rewarding experience.

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About Bethany Christian Services

Location:

901 Eastern Ave NE (National Headquarters), Grand Rapids, MI 49501, US

Mission Statement

Bethany Christian Services demonstrates the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting and enhancing the lives of children and families through quality social services.

Description

Bethany Christian Services refugee resettlement programs are located at 14 locations throughout the United States. Each office is operated by local staff who will respond to your interest in helping.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

660 Burton Street SoutheastGrand Rapids, MI 49507

(42.92638,-85.65144)
 

SKILLS

  • Tutoring
  • Financial Literacy
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Average 1-2 hours a week per group member

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