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PHOENIX
ARIZONA

Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, the Valley of the Sun is a multi-city metropolitan area of of almost 5 million residents.. Arizona is the 5th largest resettlement state for refugees and home to Arizona State University that hosts 13,000 International students. Phoenix is a great place to love your international neighbor.

REFUGEES & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS.

GoTEN has two teams based in Phoenix:


The Phoenix Refugee Team focuses on welcoming refugees through various opportunities such as language, citizenship, employment and friendship.

​The International Student Team focuses on welcoming international students through various opportunities such as language help, social events, and friendship.

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REFUGEE

The Refugee Ministry Team in Phoenix creates community among refugees and Jesus followers through:

 

English Class Volunteer

Can you smile and speak English? You're qualified!

We offer FREE English classes to refugees in Phoenix and Glendale. Our classes utilize volunteers on a weekly basis. Come try out a class and see if its a good fit for you.

Locations & Classes

Central Site (19th Ave & Camelback)

ESL

M/W - 9am

M/W - 10:30am

M/W - 6pm

T/Th - 6pm

T/Th - 7:30pm

Sewing

Th - 9am (advanced)

Th - 10:30am (beginner)

West Site (65th Ave & Ocotillo)

M/W - 9am

T/Th - 9am

T/Th - 6pm

 

Upcoming Events in Phoenix

Discovery Day

Nov 19, 2022

Discovery Day is a full day of cross-cultural experiences that will help you discover refugees living in our community.

Discovery Day

Mar 11, 2023

Discovery Day is a full day of cross-cultural experiences that will help you discover refugees living in our community.

Discovery Day

Jan 14, 2023

Discovery Day is a full day of cross-cultural experiences that will help you discover refugees living in our community.

Discovery Day

Feb 11, 2023

Discovery Day is a full day of cross-cultural experiences that will help you discover refugees living in our community.

 
 

SHOP REFUGEE

Shop Refugee is a GoTEN sewing program that helps refugee women develop sewing skills that lead to employment.

Join Our Team in Phoenix

GoTEN is continually recruiting passionate, gospel-driven people who want to change the world. Join our team full-time and you can make creating Christ following communities your full-time job. We are looking to fulfill the following job roles:

Mission Training Facilitator

Help lead the next-generation in practical and hands-on ministry.

International Student Ministry Team Member

Connect with international students at local universities.

International Student Ministry Team Leader

Connect with international students at local universities.

Refugee Ministry Worker

Join a team of other missionaries serving refugees in the United States.

Refugee Business as Mission Leader

Help mentor refugee business owners to take the next steps in business.

Missionary Mobilizer

Help find new missionaries and get them to the mission field.

Internship & Short-term Ministry Leader

Help lead the next-generation in practical and hands-on ministry.

Refugee Sports Ministry

Connect with refugee kids in the United States through sports programs.

Refugee Kids Ministry

Connect with refugee kids in the United States with after school tutoring.

 
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TEAM

Friendship Families

Friendship families host international students in their home for meals, fun events, trips, cultural celebrations, games and more. Not only will you be blessing and welcoming students, they will be a blessing to you as you learn about their culture, family and shared interests. Become an international student host today.

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