Refugee Resettlement Volunteer: Acculturation

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Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

  • 9 people are interested
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Aid a refugee family in learning how to access resources related to town services, food support services, and general cultural practices. Tasks may include:

  • Researching and updating records of town and community activities (recreation, culture, celebrations), local food banks, and other food resources
  • Training family members to access food banks
  • Teaching family members about available shopping, using coupons and EBT cards, and budgeting
  • Teaching family members about home gardening
  • Teaching family members about American customs, cultural norms, and celebrations
  • Assisting family members in obtaining library cards and how to use library services
  • Connecting family members with recreation services
  • Acting as cultural companions

The first step for prospective volunteers is to complete DARA's Volunteer Application at https://www.daract.org/get-involved. We look forward to receiving your application.

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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. We’re a group of neighbors - strangers to one another before our first meeting in October of 2015 - working together to help the displaced.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

variousdanbury, CT 06811

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible
  • Volunteers should be reliable, compassionate, patient, and flexible.

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