Through a partnership with the Department of State, the IRC assists over 11,000 refugees to resettle in the U.S. every year. IRC staff meet refugees at the airport and provide initial housing, furnishings, food, and clothing. These Core Services delivered address the basic needs of food, shelter and legal rights for refugees in the early, critical stages of resettlement in order to begin their transition toward rapid self-sufficiency.
This volunteer position helps with setting up apartments and providing a welcoming home for newly arriving refugees. The volunteer needs to be comfortable lifting items and manipulating household goods. Additionally this volunteer may assist the case mangers with the signing of leases for clients and understanding the requirements of renting in the U.S.
NOTE: This position requires the willingness & ability to lift & carry at least 50 lbs, climb stairs, and travel to various housing sites.
4+ hours/week between Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm, with a preference for Monday, Tuesday, &/or Wednesday availability
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 4 hours per week