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Refugee Youth Afterschool Tutor, Brooklyn (Spring 2015)
|Sector:||Education & Literacy|
|Location:||US - NY -New York|
|Employee Category:||Part Time|
Position: Refugee Youth Afterschool Tutor
Position Term: February 3 - May 6, 2015 (one semester with a mandatory training on Saturday, January 31, 2015)
Location: Brooklyn International High School
Hours: Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 2:20-4:30pm (once per week required)
Since its inception in 1999, the Refugee Youth Program has developed partnerships with New York City public schools, community-based organizations and local colleges and universities to provide refugee youth with year-round academic support, literacy training, and enrichment activities. The Refugee Youth Program enables refugee and immigrant youth to participate in a comprehensive after school programs that provides English language training, academic support, and additional culturally and linguistically appropriate learning activities.
Scope of Work:
Youth tutors promote English language learning and academic achievement by assisting students with their homework, English conversation skills and regularly reviewing student progress at one of two afterschool program sites. Youth tutors also may coordinate small group/individual activities that support the development of literacy and educational achievement.
Essential Position Functions
IRC leading the way from harm to home.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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