Community Connector

Sylvania SS 215 | 971-722-4419 | FAX: 971-722-4959

View Community-based Learning opportunities by selecting the organization below. You may return to view opportunities by organization, faculty, type and location.

Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement Program

Visit the organization web site: www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org

What We Do

Long Term commitments (6-8 months):

Cultural Navigator

Meet weekly with a recently-arrived refugee family to provide cultural orientation, friendship, advocacy, English language practice and support as they settle into the Portland community.

ESL Teacher

Work with our partner agency, People-Places-Things, to provide English language instruction to refugees and immigrants twice weekly. No experience required, training provided.

Short Term commitments (3-6 months):

Housing Support

Research and complete wait list applicants for supported housing, working with refugee staff and refugee clients when they first arrive in Portland.

Apartment set-up

Work, as needed, with the Resource Coordinator to furnish and set up apartments for arriving refugees.

 

Opportunities for service with us

Long Term commitments (6-8 months):

Cultural Navigator

Meet weekly with a recently-arrived refugee family to provide cultural orientation, friendship, advocacy, English language practice and support as they settle into the Portland community.

ESL Teacher

Work with our partner agency, People-Places-Things, to provide English language instruction to refugees and immigrants twice weekly. No experience required, training provided.

Short Term commitments (3-6 months):

Housing Support

Research and complete wait list applicants for supported housing, working with refugee staff and refugee clients when they first arrive in Portland.

Apartment set-up

Work, as needed, with the Resource Coordinator to furnish and set up apartments for arriving refugees.

 

Preferred way to contact:
Email
Contact
Jeanne Toal
503-688-2692
jtoal@catholiccharitiesoregon.org
2740 SE Powell Blvd. #8
Portland, Oregon 97202 Directions
Bus Service
None