IRC’s Afterschool Program is designed for refugee and immigrant students, grades 9 through 12, at Clarkston High School. The program provides daily homework help and academic assistance as well as college preparation support, enrichment and community service activities, opportunities to take field trips and participate in workshops, and more. Program volunteers are needed Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm mostly to assist students with homework.
- Requirements: Must be patient, encouraging and comfortable working with youth from diverse backgrounds, many of whom have limited English proficiency. Particularly in need of tutors familiar with high school math (especially trigonometry and calculus) and/or science (chemistry, biology, physics) content. Must be fingerprinted as per state law.
- Minimum Commitment: Once a week (Monday-Thursday, 3:30-5:30pm) for at least 3 months
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