Refugee Resettlement Volunteer: Household

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Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

  • 1 person is interested
Volunteers

Volunteers secure and furnish an apartment for incoming refugee families and aid them in settling into their new home. Tasks may include:

  • Searching for an apartment, facilitating a lease, ensuring IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services) compliance, acting a liaison between landlords and refugee families
  • Educating refugee families on landlord and neighbor relations
  • Organizing donations/purchases of household goods and furniture to prepare an apartment for the arrival of a refugee family
  • arranging pickup, storage, and transportation of household goods donations
  • Managing basic home maintenance requests
  • Preparing an apartment for a refugee family's arrival: purchasing initial groceries, preparing a culturally appropriate meal, preparing a welcoming environment

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

6 More opportunities with Danbury Area Refugee Assistance Inc. (DARA)

Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

variousDanbury, CT 06810

SKILLS

  • Real Estate & Leasing
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Home Repair
  • Hospitality

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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

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