Children & Family Programming Instruction for Refugees


Published:

04/04/2018

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
3443 North Central Avenue
North Rotunda
Phoenix
Arizona
85012
United States

Description

Volunteer Purpose and Impact

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest resettles refugees in Arizona, and provides services for up to five years after arrival to guide new arrivals to self-sufficiency. This volunteer would be working in partnership with Refugee & Immigration Services’ Children’s Services Specialist to provide quality programming to refugee children.

Responsibilities and Key Deliverables

Volunteer will:

·      Lead discussions and activities designed to promote school preparedness, literacy, and/or community integration.

·      Supervise and assist children and caregivers with activities including games, songs, crafts, etc.

·      Understand, interpret, and execute the designed curriculum for the program.


Qualifications 

Volunteer should have prior experience working with young children and/or families. Volunteer should be comfortable providing instruction and leading activities, as well as working in partnership with others.

Working Conditions

Program activities take place at LSS-SW Refugee & Immigration Services office. Volunteer should be comfortable sitting, standing, and working with children.

Clearances Required & Training

Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card is required. Volunteer will attend a volunteer orientation and receive specific training as needed.

Location & Timeframe

Volunteer should commit to role for 6 weeks. Classes take place on Fridays from 10am-12pm at the LSS-SW Refugee & Immigration Services office, 3443 N. Central Ave, North Rotunda, Phoenix, AZ 85012.

Benefits

Training Provided

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

volunteer@lss-sw.org

http://bttr.im/fkmmn

The first step to volunteering with Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is to create a profille on MyVolunteerPage.com. You can access the sign up page at http://bttr.im/fkmmn


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