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Civics & Citizenship Tutor

Start date: Ongoing
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The Immigration Program at IRC in Salt Lake City provides New American clients with comprehensive support to clients applying for US citizenship: offering administrative support, education, and one-on-one coaching to help prepare for the naturalization process.

SCOPE OF VOLUNTEER WORK: Under the supervision of IRC staff and volunteers, Civics & Citizenship Tutors will provide one-on-one virtual citizenship tutoring to refugee and New American program participants. Citizenship Mentors tutor program participants remotely via video chat, once or twice per week for 2 hours. Tutoring sessions will focus on preparing the program participant for the U.S. naturalization test, including basic English skills.

COMMITMENT: Minimum of 3 months, 2 hours per week

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide one-on-one virtual citizenship tutoring to refugee and New American program participants.
  • Tutor program participants remotely via video chat, once or twice per week for 2 hours.
  • Tutoring sessions will focus on preparing the program participant for the U.S. naturalization test, including basic English skills.
  • Schedule is flexible, based on volunteer availability and client’s schedule. Evenings and/or Weekends usually needed.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Interest in preparing clients for the naturalization test
  • Strong verbal communication skills in English
  • Availability to volunteer evenings or weekends

NEXT STEPS:

  • Attend a mandatory general volunteer orientation. Sign up here!
  • Attend a mandatory civics and citizenship training. Sign up here!

QUESTIONS?

Please contact us at VolunteerSLC [at] rescue.org