Opportunity Details

Children and Youth, Refugees and asylum seekers

Minimum Age:18+

Christian Action Center for Refugees Information Session

Desription: Volunteers help a group of primary & secondary school students (aged 6-18 years old, ~25-35 students) with refugee or asylum backgrounds with their school work. Most of them need support in Cantonese, English, Mathematics and General Studies.

Another important aspect of the homework group is not just helping them with arithmetic, reading, dictation etc. but also in building their confidence. The school environment can be quite challenging with a lot of homework given and a lot of the time, not enough individual attention can be given to them at school.  So they deserve and need adults to work through school issues with them patiently as well as build on their strengths.

Sometimes all they need are some words of encouragement and for them to believe in their abilities to tackle something challenging to them. Therefore, we are looking for volunteers who are able to give a commitment on a weekly basis to get out the most benefit for the kids.

The homework support is held weekly on Saturday from 10.30am to 12.00pm.

All volunteers who attend this activity must be registered with HandsOn Hong Kong. If you wish to have a friend or family member join you on this activity, they must first register with HandsOn and sign up for the activity. 
Location: Tsim Sha Tsui (detailed directions will be provided after signing up)
Age: 18 years old or above
Remarks: Session will be conducted in English. If you cannot make it after signing up, please cancel your sign up online immediately to release your spot for other volunteers in waiting list. Please be considerate!

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