World Relief of DuPage - New Americans Initiative

Organization Address:

1825 College Ave., Suite 230
Wheaton, IL 60187

Name and Position of Contact Person:

Ximena Roth, Citizenship & Outreach Coordinator

Phone Number:

(630) 462-7566 Ext. 1066

Email Address:

xroth@wr.org

Website Address:

www.wr.org/dupage

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners:

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5 PM & Saturday 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Description of Organization:

World Relief is an international non-profit agency that works with local churches, individual volunteers, and community groups to offer a comprehensive range of services to refugees and immigrants, the majority of whom are low-income. Through our Immigration Legal Services department, we provide assistance with family-based immigration.

Description of Service Learner Role:

Students will assist with outreach for monthly Citizenship workshops. Students are trained on how to fill out applications for the United States citizenship application, and then volunteer at our citizenship workshops where they help Lawful Permanent Residents fill out their applications. They may also help with light administrative tasks.

Organization Requirements:

Students must have an interview and sign the World Relief contract as well as the COD Service Learning contract prior to beginning their service.

Number of Placements Available:

8

 

Contact Information


Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
FAX (630) 858-9394

Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.