Soccer Without Borders Sports-Based Youth Development Volunteer


Published:

12/11/2017

Start Date

02/05/2018

End Date

05/18/2018

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Baltimore
Maryland
United States

Description

Soccer Without Borders uses soccer as a vehicle for positive change, working with newcomer (refugee, immigrant, and asylee) youth in Baltimore to develop a toolkit for personal and academic success.


The SBYD volunteer will help to provide a fun and safe learning environment for participating refugee, asylee and immigrant youth. During soccer play and instruction, the SBYD volunteer will set up practice, run drills and games alongside the Site Coordinator, and give positive coaching points to students athletes, who are all English Language Learners. Following soccer, the SBYD volunteer will help students with homework and tutoring, behavior management, and will oversee volunteer tutors with the assistance of the Site Coordinator. This volunteer will work with the Site Coordinator to plan after school sessions, and will work with SWB Director in learning more about the non-profit management components of SWB, including fundraising, grant writing, volunteer recruitment, family and community engagement, and other relevant topics.

Benefits

Training Provided

How To Apply

stephanie@soccerwithoutborders.org

Volunteers should be available at least 2 days a week (Monday-Thursday) for the spring semester, from 2-6pm. When applying for this opportunity, please email Engagement Coordinator Stephanie Wolfe a copy of your current resume.


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