A Summer and After-School Program for refugee children new to the United States. Volunteers will assist children of all ages with homework, fun games, and practicing English.
Before volunteering, all volunteers above 18 will need to complete a background check and 3 online OVASE trainings. The trainings will take about 2 hours to complete, but after completion, volunteers will be cleared for 3 years. When you sign up to volunteer at an event, you will be approved to volunteer when all pieces have been completed. The clearance can take 2-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.
Your background check is included in your Catholic Charities volunteer application through Givepulse. You can also access it here: https://ccaosa.givepulse.com/group/membership/9056?k=730eca4016c7a67034abc15480bd84a6. The volunteer registration also includes directions on how to complete the OVASE trainings.
Once you are approved, you will receive an email with the exact location and additional information about the tutoring sites.
*For the safety of our students, we will send you the address and specific location information for the tutoring program after you are approved and cleared.
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