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Pashto-Speaking Youth Tutor

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Youth
    • Translations and Languages
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date:

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Position Title: Youth Tutor
Compensation:  Unpaid
Location: All programming will be remote online for fall of 2021.  The IRC NYC Resettlement Office location is 263 W. 38th St., Floor 6 NY, NY 10018
Reports to: IRC NYC Youth Education Coordinator
Position term
•Training: Attend online kickoff meeting on 10/2/21. Complete and submit all modules via Google Classroom
•First Day of Tutoring with Students: 10/6/2021
•Last Day of Tutoring with Students in Fall Term: 12/17/21
Position Hours:  
•Wednesday – Friday: 3-5PM EST

: Since its inception in 1999, the IRC NYC Youth Education Department has provided refugee and other immigrant youth with year-round academic support, homework help, literacy training, English language learning, and enrichment activities.  The IRC NYC Youth Education Department programs provide immigrant youth with linguistically supportive, culturally responsive, trauma-informed learning opportunities. 

Scope of Work: IRC volunteer Youth Tutors provide tutoring, mainly consisting of homework help, essay writing/editing, and English language development support for refugee and immigrant youth, K-12. Each tutor works with 1-3 students each day of tutoring and is responsible for submitting a case note regarding each of their tutees’ progress for each session of tutoring within 24 hours of the date of service. Each tutor may work with a student whom they have worked with in the past or a new student, as assigned. Tutors support each student with the homework/assignment they require, spanning across academic subjects/disciplines, home-language, and English language development level.

Professional Development
: All IRC Youth Tutors will complete and submit online Professional Development modules throughout the term via Google Classroom, as assigned.

Essential Position Functions:
•Uphold full commitment to weekly schedule of tutoring sessions without absence or tardiness.
•Facilitate homework/schoolwork help with refugee and immigrant youth tutees online.
•Support tutee English language learning from diverse home language backgrounds and English language development levels, as assigned.
•Complete and submit all trainings and professional development by deadline, as assigned.
•Uphold and promote policies and practices necessary to create a linguistically supportive, culturally responsive, trauma-informed learning environment.
•Uphold all IRC and program and child safeguarding policies and directives.
•Work and communicate with IRC staff and volunteers as needed.
•Write and submit case notes for each tutee worked with, for each session of tutoring, by 24-hour deadline.  Follow all program guidance for how to write complete case notes.
•Complete assigned surveys and data tracking tasks, as assigned.
•Complete and submit a weekly timesheet on Salesforce platform to track and codify IRC volunteer hours.
•Additional related duties as assigned.

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