Refugee Resettlement Volunteer - Employment


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

variousDanbury, CT 06811

About

Volunteers aid refugee families in every aspect of obtaining and keeping employment. Tasks may include:


  • Working with family members and coordinating with DARA’s Education committee tutors to create résumés, complete job applications, and register for job search websites

  • Aiding family members in scheduling job interviews and accompanying them to such as needed

  • Working with DARA’s Education committee tutors to help prepare family members for specific interviews and for being able to complete paperwork after being hired

  • Liaising with employers and family members during the orientation period of a new job

  • Networking with area employers about hiring refugees, and maintaining a list of potential employment contacts


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

Skills

  • Networking
  • Recruiting
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Career Counseling / Coaching

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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