Sharing Culture: Volunteer Cultural Mentorship of Refugees
Refugees resettled in the United States are entitled to services related to health, employment and education assistance organized at the federal level, and offered cultural mentorship from volunteers organized at the local level. Those volunteers, motivated by a variety of experiences, training and goals, impact the social and cultural integration of refugees in specific ways. This research explores the motivation and impact of individual volunteers involved in the cultural mentorship process with arriving refugees in a medium-sized city on the Rocky Mountain Front Range. Interviews, participant ...
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