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Area Agency on Aging, Region One

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • People with Disabilities
  • Seniors

Location

1366 East Thomas RoadSuite 108Phoenix, AZ 85014 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Area Agency on Aging, Region One is a private non-profit organization that advocates, develops and delivers essential services to enhance the quality of life for older adults, persons with disabilities, people with HIV/AIDS, and caregivers.

Description

We are seeking volunteers: Teachers and Teacher assistants ASAP! Classes start September 24, 2018. The Area Agency on aging will teach older refugees to speak and read English. There is no experience needed and we will assist with the pre-literacy curriculum materials. The Area Agency on Aging is always in need for both types of tutors!

Classes ongoing at the Mosaic Center

Mondays and Fridays at Tanner Terrace apartments at 10 am to 12 noon.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Urban League from 1pm to 3pm.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at Beatitudes from 9am to 11 am and 12pm to 2pm.

Tuesdays and Thursday s at Helen of Drake Senior Center from 1 pm to 3 pm.

I appeal to you who have the compassion to volunteer with the Area Agency on Aging Resettlement for older refugees. Please come forward and help us in a big way, we need your help. As a reminder, classes are not held during national holidays. Thank you in advance.

Brenda Johnson

Reviews

Would you recommend Area Agency on Aging, Region One?
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by Jasmine C. from Glendale, AZ (February 5, 2019)
You get to help teach, tutor, mentor and assist others to learn English, impacting their future towards citizenship, and survival skills, by assisting them to communicate in English they are learning that by speaking the native language here, they can obtain better jobs, increase income and education for themselves and there families. This increases their successes of survival but not just surviving but now thriving, living! Its an amazing opportunity to make such an impact! I really enjoy volunteering here.

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