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Volunteer Opportunities

CIANA's programs and services are powered by dedicated volunteers of all ages- students, retirees, community members, and more- who are all dedicated to making a difference in the lives of immigrants. Explore current volunteer opportunities below:

Afterschool Volunteer Tutor (in-person)

In-Person

Mon. & Wed.,

3:00-6:00 PM*

Thru Dec 2023

Overview

The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) Education Team is seeking in-person volunteer tutors for our Afterschool Tutoring Program for the 2023-2024 school year, Fall semester. Volunteer tutors will be great role models for our students by supporting them in completing their homework and strengthening their academic skills.

Position Description

Volunteer Tutors will support CIANA's Afterschool Program by offering one-on-one or small group homework help to elementary school students in Grades 1-5 and/or middle school students in Grades 6-8. Homework help sessions are conducted between 3-6 PM at an off-site location near the CIANA office in Astoria, Queens. Volunteer tutors may also be used as substitutes for other volunteers at times.

Qualifications

  • Passionate, committed, engaging!

  • Experience in working with children is preferred, but not required

  • Background in mathematics and/or English is preferred

  • Volunteers must be available on both Mondays and Wednesdays

  • Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age at the time of application

Location

Trinity Lutheran Community Rooms

31-17 37th Street

Astoria, NY 11103

Time Commitment

  • On-going; immediate hire (flexible)

  • Mondays and Wednesdays

Training/Support Provided

Volunteers will undergo a brief and mandatory training with CIANA staff.

***TO APPLY, or if you have any questions, please contact recruitment@cianainc.org.***

Afterschool Volunteer Tutor (virtual)

Remote

Tues. & Thurs.,

3:00-6:00 PM*

Thru Dec 2023

Overview

The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) Education Team is seeking virtual volunteer tutors for our Afterschool Tutoring Program for the 2023-2024 school year, Fall semester. Volunteer tutors will be great role models for our students by supporting them in completing their homework and strengthening their academic skills.

Position Description

Volunteer Tutors will support CIANA's Afterschool Program by offering one-on-one or small group homework help to elementary school students in Grades 1-5 and/or middle school students in Grades 6-8. Homework help sessions are conducted via Google Meets between 3-6 PM. Volunteer tutors may also be used as substitutes for other volunteers at times.

Qualifications

  • Passionate, committed, engaging!

  • Experience in working with children is preferred, but not required

  • Background in mathematics and/or English is preferred

  • Stable internet connection

  • Gmail account

  • Volunteers must be available on both Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age at the time of application

Location

Virtual; work can be done from anywhere in the world!

Time Commitment

  • On-going; immediate hire (flexible)

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1.5-hour tutoring sessions between the hours of 3PM - 6PM

Training/Support Provided

Volunteers will undergo a brief and mandatory training with CIANA staff.

***TO APPLY or if you have any questions, please contact recruitment@cianainc.org.

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