Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers represent the spirit of philanthropy by generously investing time and resources in the lives of our newest neighbors in need. At ReWA, volunteers contribute significantly toward the achievement of our mission and goals.

Current Available Opportunities

(Updated 09/09/2019)

Opportunities listed in red are considered urgent needs

Please note at this time we do not have any available weekend volunteer opportunities.

ESL Classroom Assistant (Multi-level)

Kent office Monday & Tuesday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mentor a small group to five students during class and group discussions
Assist adult learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
Help facilitate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans

To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

ESL Classroom Assistant (Level 1)

Columbia City: Tuesdays from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Mentor a small group to five students during class and group discussions
Assist adult learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
Help facilitate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans

To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

ESL Classroom Assistant (Level 2)

Columbia City: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Mentor a small group to five students during class and group discussions
Assist adult learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
Help facilitate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans

To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

ESL Classroom Assistant (Level 1)

SeaTac office (City Hall)  Thursday’s from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Mentor a small group to five students during class and group discussions
Assist adult learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
Help facilitate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans

To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

Elementary Classroom Assistant 

(Columbia City/Beacon Hill area) 2:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday

Lead small group literacy activities and games
Tutor students in grades 1-5 in reading and homework
Help facilitate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans
To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

ESL Classroom Assistant (Level 2)

SeaTac office (City Hall)  Monday & Wednesday from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Mentor a small group to five students during class and group discussions
Assist adult learners one-on-one in class with English language and computer literacy skills
Help facilitate in-class activities, with opportunities to lead sessions and create lesson plans

To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

Early Learning Program Classroom Assistant

Mornings & Early Afternoons only (Columbia City & Lake City locations)

Assist staff in facilitating in-class activities
Work within the classroom as a staff assistant
Assist in cleaning, data entry, ect.
to apply, email audriana@rewa.org

Childcare Training Program

Kent Office 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 
Assist non-native speakers in learning the job training curriculum.
Work one-on-one or with small groups.
Assist teachers in a multicultural, multi-level class.
To apply, email audriana@rewa.org

If you are interested in any urgent positions, please email our Engagement Coordinator directly. For non-urgent positions complete our online application here: 2019 ReWA Volunteer Application

Application Process

If applying for an urgent position, you will be placed within 1 week after background checks and orientation has been completed.

For non-urgent positions, Once an application is submitted you will be contacted by the Engagement coordinator within one week to complete next steps: orientation, background check and placement.

All volunteers are required to attend an orientation before they begin volunteering with ReWA. Orientations are held once a month

Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome corporate volunteers to our offices. If your office is interested in getting involved please contact our Engagement Coordinator at volunteers@rewa.org

Benefits of volunteering with ReWA

• Acquire skills in teaching ESL/Citizenship/Job Training or tutoring school-aged children
• Help refugee and immigrant adults gain familiarity with the U.S. culture and community resources
• Gain knowledge about issues facing newcomer families
• Learn about the social services available to refugees and immigrants
• Be a part of an exciting, community-based effort to make a difference in the lives of refugee and immigrant women and their families