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PAIR (PARTNERSHIP FOR THE ADVANCEMENT & IMMERSION OF REFUGEES)

What Is It?: A non-profit that improves the lives of young refugees as they face the great challenges of learning a new language and adapting to a new way of life. “Our programs assist youth in adjusting to American life, achieving academic success, and becoming self-sufficient and engaged members of our community.”

 

Help Needed: Serve as an after-school mentor and tutor, or help lead the middle school summer program, including field trips and other activities.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 16. Parental permission is required if volunteer is under 18.

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CORE PROGRAM VOLUNTEER

Core Program Volunteers participate in group mentoring and other activities during a set after-school program schedule from September through April. This volunteer option requires a weekly commitment for a minimum of one academic semester (fall and/or spring, though volunteers are highly encouraged to continue for a full academic year to build a better relationship with their students and increase their own skills and effectiveness).  Meetings take place after schoolgenerally between 4 PM and 6 PM.

 

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SUMMER PROGRAM MENTOR

Mentors lead groups of middle-school-aged refugee youth in fun, engaging activities; group discussions; and field trips.  Mentors are role models, promoting good behavior, learning, and fun.  Commitment is for 5 days a week: July 10-28, Monday through Friday, 9:30 am-2:30 pm.

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Comments about “PAIR (PARTNERSHIP FOR THE ADVANCEMENT & IMMERSION OF REFUGEES)

  • PAIR is such a great organization! Working with the kids is really fun – I definitely recommend becoming an after-school mentor/tutor for the kids.

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