Transnational Volunteer Opportunities

'Philadelphia' Archive

Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs

Posted January 19, 2011

The Commission seeks to foster understanding about the continent of Africa. It will create public awareness on the rich history, geography, and culture of a continent recognized as the birthplace of mankind, and engage members of the African, African Diaspora and American communities in a fruitful dialogue on how to strengthen bilateral relationships.

International House

Posted January 19, 2011

International House offers educational and social programs that assist its residents, and other international students and scholars, with their adjustment to American society and life in Philadelphia. Volunteers provide support in event coordination, fund raising, language classes, administrative needs and promotion in the community.

Tutoring Program at Puentes de Salud

Posted November 10, 2010

Puentes de Salud is a non-profit community health and wellness organization that partners with the Mexican immigrant population in south Philadelphia to promote well being by providing health care in addition to a variety of other programs. Currently, Puentes de Salud is working in partnership with the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at The University of Pennsylvania to develop an after school tutoring & mentoring program that focuses on the education of undocumented, immigrant children in the elementary grades 1-3.

Project SHINE

Posted September 27, 2010

Project SHINE is a national service learning program that creates inter-generational relationships with immigrants and refugee elders through language, health literacy and citizenship tutoring.

Nationalities Service Center

Posted April 27, 2010

Established in 1921, Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a nonprofit organization that provides social, educational, senior, translation/interpretation, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area. You can help by volunteering/interning in a number of capacities, including as a teacher, teaching assistant, tutor, office helper, graphic designer, companion, bilingual receptionist, and more.

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