Refugee Resettlement Volunteer - Acculturation


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

variousdanbury, CT 06811

About

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


Feel free to contact DARA’s Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@daract.org with any questions you may have.

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 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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