Volunteer opportunity posted by: Jewish Family Service
Posted on: January 30, 2013
Volunteer as a Refugee Mentor with Jewish Family Service's Refugee & Immigrant Service Centers, located in Kent, WA.
Help newly arrived refugees become acquainted with their surrounding communities and face the challenges of resettling in a new country. Volunteers will meet with an individual or family for an average of 2-3 hours per week to help them navigate the crucial facets of American life. Possible activities include:
These sessions will provide refugees greater familiarity with U.S. conventions, English skills, camaraderie, confidence, and develop independence.
We are dedicated to creating an effectual experience for clients and volunteers. We will coordinate with your schedule, interests and needs.
Send letter of interest or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include basic information about yourself (areas of interest, skills and experience, availability, earliest starting date, location, etc.).
JFS Refugee and Immigrant Service Center
1209 Central Ave S, Suite 134,
Kent, WA 98032