Asian American Youth Association
Address: 2131 S. 63 rd Street
Philadelphia , PA 19142
Opps: Call for volunteer opportunities.
Mission : Since its inception, AAU has worked to give youth the knowledge and skills they need to exercise their power as young people and take leadership in their communities. Through workshops and various programs within AAU, Asian American youth explore issues of racism, classism, sexism and heterosexism, and work to take action against injustice.
Opps: Send an E-mail to get information on volunteer opportunities.
Mission : The Asian Arts Initiative is grounded in the belief that the arts can provide an important political and cultural voice for the Asian American communities in Philadelphia . We are a community arts center where artists and everyday people explore and express our diverse experiences as Asian Americans.
Opps: E-mail for volunteer opportunities.
Mission: To provide relief, assistance, and support to Vietnamese refugees and immigrants in their search for freedom and dignified life. To empower, equip and organize Vietnamese-American communities in their progress towards self-sufficiency and integration. To collaborate with organizations, agencies, and ethnic communities that share similar visions, goals, and values.
1. English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor/Tutor
2. Computer Literacy Instructor/Tutor
3. US Citizenship Instructor/Tutor
4. After School Program Assistant/Tutor
5. Tax Clinic Volunteer
* Fluency in Vietnamese is not required, but qualified individuals are urged to apply.
Children & Youth Services Division of Congreso
de Latinos Unidos
Address: 216 W. Somerset Street
Philadelphia , PA 19133
Mission : Congreso's mission is to provide leadership in the development and operation of social, education, economic, and health care services and resources that meet the need of Philadelphia 's Puerto Rican and Latino community. All of Congreso's programs, services, and advocacy efforts are dedicated to empowering members of our community to confront and overcome the myriad of problems facing them, and to reclaim the futures for their families and their children.
Opps: Teenagers Reaching Out to Other Peers (TROOP)
Golden Slipper Uptown Home
Phone: 215-722-2300, ext. 3045
Address: 7800 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19152
Mission : Our Mission is to serve and enhance the quality of life for all residents. We offer short- and long-term rehabilitation and nursing care to 240 residents in a compassionate environment with tradition, caring, and love. As a Jewish organization, religion and culture are interwoven into our mission to provide the highest quality of care. We offer a pastoral program that features a full-time, Board-certified rabbi to counsel and serve residents. Shabbat and weekday services, led by the Home's rabbi, are observed in the beautiful stained glass chapel. Kosher food is prepared under rabbinical supervision offering nutritionally balanced, traditional foods.
1. Russian-language visitor
2. Shabbat services escort
3. Birthday club
4. Choir leader or assistant
5. Men's recreation leader – poker, blackjack, sports trivia
6. Book club facilitator
7. Morning coffee-chat volunteer
Mission : Through culturally competent services, we stabilize, strengthen, and unite families and diverse communities using public and private partnerships.
Opps: Contact for volunteer opportunities.
Mission: To create a compassionate, informed, open, engaged and vibrant Jewish community - a community that respects its members' diversity... that is proud of its religious and cultural heritage... and that embraces and embodies Jewish values of education, social justice and caring for those in need. Toward that end, we provide comprehensive health, social, cultural and educational services to Jews in need in the Greater Philadelphia area and nationally. Each year, millions of dollars are raised through the Federation Allied Jewish Appeal campaign to support these regional and international programs and services.
1. Mentor new Americans
2. Help in the food pantry
Lutheran Settlement House
Address: 1340 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19125
Mission : The goal of Lutheran Settlement House is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services.
1. Bi-lingual Domestic Violence Program volunteer
2. Volunteer literacy tutors
Nationalities Service Center of
Phone: 215-893-8400, ext. 124
Address: 1300 Spruce Street
Philadelphia , PA 19107
Mission : Services: Elimination of barriers by language and cultural difference and promotion of the assets of difference in our community; legal representation of aliens before Immigration and Naturalization services; and teaching of English to non-English speakers. Counseling Services: Counseling, case management for at-risk populations and interpreter services for purpose of problem solving and service delivery; services are for ages 13 and up. Fixed Fee. Migration Services: Legal Assistance, form preparation and document translation. All Ages. Language bank available. Philadelphia , Montgomery and Delaware County residents only. Sliding Fee Scale.
3. Friends of the Elderly
4. Graphic Designers
The Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition (SEAMAAC)
Address: 4601 Market Street
Philadelphia , PA 19139
Mission : The Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Association Coalition (SEAMAAC) is a United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania member agency serving the Cambodian, Ethnic Chinese, Hmong, Laotian and Vietnamese communities in the greater Philadelphia area. SEAMAAC's mission is to enable Southeast Asians (Cambodians, Chinese, Hmong, Laotian and Vietnamese) to thrive in the Philadelphia area.
Opps: Contact for current opportunities.