INTERNATIONAL INTEREST SERVICE TRACK
Serve a population of citizens who are English as a Second Language (ESL) learners, many of whom are new to our country and community. We work with adults and young people alike to share our cultures, and provide assistance where appropriate.
POLS 204 - Hate Crime Realities and Consequences
SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual
RSTD 211 - Religions of the East
RSTD 220 - The Vision of Hinduism
RSTD 260 - The Vision of Buddhism
CNU ENGAGE COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Refugee Resettlement and Immigrant Services (*.4 miles from CNU)
Contact: Suheir Diyab, Director
Location: 12284 Warwick Blvd, Suite 1-A, Newport News, VA
Organization Description: Our mission is to provide full resettlement, employment for self-sufficiency, and English instruction for new refugees. Basic immigration services provided on a sliding scale.
Volunteer Needs: Serve to extend casework services with clients from war-torn countries, teach English as a second language, mentor a family, or assist in the office.
Volunteer Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm; Some evening/weekend service in refugees' homes
Special Restrictions/Requirements: Minimum requirement: 2 hours a week; criminal background check if working with minors.
Newport News Public Schools - English as a Second Language (ESL) Schools
Contact: Jeremy Wall, NNPS
Newport News Public Schools has eleven schools serving students who require ESL education and support. To work in one of the NNPS ESL schools:
1) Contact CNU's NNPS Service Track Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
3) Either email the forms directly to email@example.com or bring them to the Center for Community Engagement (1st floor, DSU).
International Cooperating Ministries
Contact: Victoria Turner-Hall, Volunteer Coordinator
Location: 1901 Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA
Organization Description: ICM is a non-denominational ministry with 1,300 churches built or under construction in 24 countries. This has been accomplished by partnering with 54 organizations worldwide. ICM’s mission is to nurture believers through church building and broadcasting the word of God.
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers may assist with data entry, filing, correspondence and special projects.
Volunteer Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm