×

Search form

Announcement

Seeking volunteers for Refugee Youth Tutoring program

Last updated 

The IRC in Florida's Tallahassee office is seeking volunteers for a new Refugee Youth Tutoring program. The program is designed to support young refugees in grades 6 to 12 with their educational needs, with a special focus on English literacy and comprehension. Additional goals are to increase community involvement, provide mentorship and to better orient refugee students into the Tallahassee community.

Requirements:

  • Must be patient, encouraging and comfortable working with youth from diverse backgrounds, many of whom have limited English proficiency
  • Must pass a background check 
  • Must be at least 18 years old 
  • Must attend IRC volunteer orientation training

Experience tutoring middle and high school aged students and/or mentorship experience is preferred.

Minimum Commitment:

  • 3 hours per week
  • A 6 month commitment is desired but is negotiable on a case-by-case basis

There are three options available for mentorship:

 1. Home Based

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Working with students in their homes (Tallahassee based)

2. Walker Ford Community Center

  • 2301 Pasco St, Tallahassee, FL 32310
  • Every Monday and Wednesday
  • 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

3. R. Frank Nims Middle School - 21st Century Summer Program

  • 723 W Orange Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32310
  • Every Monday and Wednesday
  • 9:30 AM-11:00 AM

If you are interested in applying please contact Chase.Beasley [at] Rescue.org