Farsi/Dari/Pashto-Speaking Afghan Youth Mentor Volunteer

Volunteer Duration:
Start Date:
Mon, 08/28/23
End Date:
Fri, 03/29/24
Time Details:
1-3 hours a week
Opportunity Description:
A mentorship program for youth Afghan women (15-24) that aims to build confidence and self-sufficiency in areas such as education, personal finance, and employment through access to information and resources.

Our goal is to foster a positive sense of identity and help with setting and achieving goals through 1:1 coaching and mentorship. We also aim to build community through biweekly group “resilience meetings” and in-person weekend events.


Virtual 1:1 meeting with mentee(s)

Biweekly group Zoom meetings. Volunteers are encouraged to attend these, but not required.

Weekend social events throughout the community. These events are optional, but we highly encourage volunteers to attend.

Time Commitment:

Volunteers in this role can expect a minimum time commitment of 3 months.
1-2 hours per week (per mentee).


Meet with one to three mentees, Afghan women ages 15-24, for weekly or biweekly sessions depending on the availability of both parties.

Connect mentees with other community resources depending on their needs.

Write session notes after each meeting. Curriculum topics include financial literacy, education, employment, and a positive sense of identity.

Submit monthly reports to be taken from the aforementioned session notes.

Bonus! If you have more than one mentee, facilitate group chats. If you have any additional knowledge to share, feel free to participate and share your knowledge in one of our group sessions.
Education International Mentoring Tutoring

Contact Information

Contact Person:
Kristie Wong
Contact Email:
Contact Phone Number:
(818) 482-6604
International Rescue Committee
Contact Address:
625 N Maryland Avenue Glendale CA