Refugee Resettlement Volunteer: Family Finances/Social Services

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Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

  • 8 people are interested
Volunteers

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 volunteers@daract.org with any questions you may have.

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Education & Literacy Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

variousDanbury, CT 06810

SKILLS

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

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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