Volunteer Opportunity posted by: RefugeeOne
Posted on: January 14, 2014
RefugeeOne is seeking a volunteer to teach a knitting class for refugee women. The class is held every other Tuesday from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at United Church of Rogers Park (1545 West Morse), and is as much a community-building activity as it is a crafting session. The ideal teacher has patience and sensitivity to cultural differences as well as knitting experience.
RefugeeOne is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that provides a full range of services to refugees brought to the United States by the U.S. State Department for resettlement in the Chicago metropolitan area. The majority of our services are provided to refugees displaced from their homelands due to war or persecution. Every year, RefugeeOne helps these refugees secure housing, learn English, acclimate to American culture, develop computer and other employable skills, find jobs, access medical and other care, navigate the public school system for their children, apply for citizenship, and obtain care for elderly family members.
Interested? Please contact Ramona Riecke at firstname.lastname@example.org or (773) 423-9836.