People Served/Type of Services: Education/Child and Adolescent Development, Life Transition Support, Early Childhood, Children, Teens, Refugee Resettlement

Types of Help Needed: Teaching, Tutoring, Coaching and Mentoring

Service Opportunity Details: RefugeeOne’s in-home tutors work one-on-one with a child who has recently arrived in the United States. In a mutually beneficial exchange of culture and knowledge, tutors will help youth ages 6 – 17 practice English, help with homework, and adjust to the U.S. school system.RefugeeOne is looking for people with caring hearts, cultural sensitivity, patience, dedication, and English fluency.

Location: Chicago- generally North side,Evanston, and Skokie

Volunteer Ages: Teens, Young Adults, Adults

Frequency: On-going, Periodic

Frequency Details: Volunteers visit weekly for 1-2 hours to assist children with homework and engage in literacy exercises. In-home tutoring schedules are flexible and sessions may occur after school, on evenings, and weekends.

Contact Info: Staff: Kathy Amstutz, Volunteer Coordinator, 773-989-5647. In addition to contacting Kathy Amstutz, volunteers can also sign-up for opportunities online at

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