Refugee Resettlement Volunteer: Family Finances/Social Services

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Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

  • 14 people are interested

Volunteers assist refugee families in every aspect of household finances and registering and using social services. Tasks may include:

  • Aiding a family in setting up bank accounts, arranging direct deposit information, and other aspects of personal banking (online management, etc.)

  • Teaching family members about how bills are paid (rent, utilities, etc.)

  • Assisting a family with their household budget

  • Accompanying a family to the Social Security office to obtain Social Security cards

  • Accompanying a family to the Department of Social Services to sign up for eligible benefit programs (healthcare, SNAP, cash assistance, etc.)

  • Aiding a family in applying for programs such as heating and other social services assistance

  • Assisting a family in obtaining ID cards (DMV)

  • Investigating other social service resources

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

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About Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)


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.


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.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


variousDanbury, CT 06810


  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Case Work / Management


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible
  • volunteers should be reliable, organized and culturally sensitive.

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