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Student-Refugee Mentor Initiative

The aim behind the Student-Refugee Mentor Initiative, or SRMI for short, is to help refugees, newcomers, and non-native English speakers improve their English proficiency. Volunteers regularly meet with English learners over Zoom for 2-3 hours each week. Both mentors and mentees must be at least 18 years of age. For questions, contact us at

Our Partners

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Interested in learning more? We partner nationwide with organizations serving refugees, newcomers and non-native English speakers.


SRMI is free of charge to all partner facilities. To set up a call to learn more about partnering with SRMI, complete the short form below. Once submitted, please let our team know through a quick email sent to:


Do you want to give back to our communities? Make impacts in populations that need a helping hand? SRMI volunteers come from across nearly every state. Mentors must be at least 18 years old and commit to 2-3 hours per week for at least an academic semester.

Applications are released each semester in the fall & spring. Stay tune for application announcements on our Instagram page or subscribe to our listserv below!

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