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Opportunity Details

VIRTUAL- Refugee Youth After School Program Volunteer (2021 Spring Semester)

Help kids navigate the American school system and rise to their potential by dedicating just two hours of your time each week! This is a new Virtual Opportunity!

Catholic Charities Atlanta’s After School Program is for 2nd and 3rd graders at Indian Creek Elementary school in Clarkston, GA. The 30 students are recently arrived refugees from Congo, Syria, Burma, Afghanistan,Somalia and more countries! These students are identified by the school as needing additional educational support. The After School Program is every Monday through Thursday during the school year from 3 PM to 5 PM.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establishing positive and appropriate relationships with the refugee children, volunteers and staff in the After School Program, including curriculum building and lesson plan facilitation.

Assist with leading small groups second and third grade students.

COMMITMENT: At least one day per week: a "day" being Monday through Thursday from 3 PM to 5 PM.

TRAINING:
Volunteers must attend the following required trainings:

  • 1.5 Hour CCA Agency Orientation
  • 3-hour Behavior Management & Refugee 101 Training.
  • 3-hour in-person "Safe Environment for kids" Training (VIRTUS). This program incorporates best practice standards for the prevention of child sexual abuse.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interested parties must be 18 years of age, otherwise will need parental consent to volunteer
  • Respect and empathy for students in a multi-cultural classroom
  • Passion for youth
  • Sensitivity to vulnerable populations
  • Openness to feedback provided by peers and supervisor(s)
  • Willingness to complete agency application process, which includes a background and reference check and agency volunteer orientation, as well as an additional trainings referenced above.

LOCATIONat this time, the opportunity is virtual with students via ZOOM until futher notice.

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Immigrant & Refugee Services
Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups

Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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