Where will I serve? The Northside CYO building located three blocks down the road from the Franciscan Church of the Assumption on the Northside of Syracuse.
Who will I serve? Newly arrived refugee youth ages 5 – 21.
What will I do? You will conduct daily after-school and summer time recreational and academic support for newly arrived refugee students. You will also assist with the school enrollment processes for these new Americans.
What will my day look like?
What gifts and talents will I bring and grow in? Ability to work with a diverse population of students and youth from all over the world. A welcoming, friendly and compassionate demeanor. Learn and practice cultural humility. An interest in hearing the stories of others and to sit with those in their times of struggle. Classroom management which includes patience and understanding. An interest in the immigration and refugee resettlement process.
Which partner organization provides this service site? Refugee Services at Catholic Charities of Onondaga County