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Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

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Volunteer with DARA

PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ORANGE THE "I WANT TO HELP" BUTTON! Instead, the first step for prospective volunteers is to complete DARA's Volunteer Application, which you can find at https://www.daract.org/get-involved. PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ORANGE THE "I WANT TO HELP" BUTTON.

DARA has a number of positions available in assisting refugee families:

  • Acculturation
  • Education
  • Childcare
  • Driver's ed
  • Employment
  • Family finances & social services
  • Healthcare
  • Home & housing
  • Translation
  • Transportation
There are opportunities to work both directly with refugee families and behind the scenes.

DARA also has volunteer opportunities in:
  • Administration
  • Community affairs
  • Donor & fund development
  • Event planning & fundraising
  • Online presence & social media
  • Public relations & media
  • Volunteer coordination

For more detailed information, please see DARA’s other listings on Volunteer Match.

If you would like to volunteer, we can find a place for you.

The first step for prospective volunteers is to complete DARA's Volunteer Application, which you can find at https://www.daract.org/get-involved. We look forward to receiving your application, and thank you!

DARA's COVID-19 Policy
The health and safety of DARA's volunteers, clients, and community is our highest priority. DARA follows the guidance of science experts and requires all volunteers and clients to comply with pandemic protocols by social distancing, wearing masks, proper handwashing, and sanitizing high-contact surfaces. We require any volunteer who feels ill for any reason to immediately notify their team leader and avoid in-person volunteer duties until cleared to return. Returning to regular resettlement activities in the future depends on the cooperation of everyone involved in DARA. Thank you for doing your part to help us overcome this pandemic.

DARA is committed to providing an environment that is safe, friendly, nondiscriminatory, and inclusive. DARA welcomes and values everyone regardless of race, color, culture, religion, ability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or economic resources.

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About Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

Location:

PO BOX 1090, REDDING CTR, CT 06875, US

Mission Statement

Danbury Area Refugee Assistance (DARA) is a nonprofit organization that resettles refugee families, providing advocacy and support as they work toward self-sufficiency to become productive members of our community.

Description

DARA works in the Greater Danbury, Connecticut area to resettle refugee families in our community. In partnership with IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services), DARA cosponsors and assists refugee families while they acclimate to a new life in America.

This commitment is DARA's way of investing in the health, safety and well-being of people who have endured violence, intolerance, and upheaval the likes of which most of us will never experience.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

variousdanbury, CT 06810

(41.37557,-73.45338)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Transportation
  • Advocacy
  • Case Work / Management
  • Translation
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • varies based on position
  • Volunteers should be reliable, organized, flexible, patient, culturally sensitive, compassionate, and able to maintain personal boundaries.

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