Refugee Resettlement Volunteer - Household


Cause Areas

When

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

Where

variousDanbury, CT 06810
DARA

About

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

*searching for an apartment, facilitate lease, insure IRIS (Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services - our cosponsor) compliance, act a liaison between landlord and family
*educating family on landlord and neighbor relations
*organizing donations/purchase of household goods and furniture to prepare apartment for the arrival of
family
*arranging pickup, storage and transportation of donations to apartment
*managing basic home maintenance requests
*preparing apartment for family's arrival - purchase of initial groceries, preparing culturally appropriate
meal, prepare a welcoming environment


Please email volunteers@daract.org for more information.

Skills

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

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 organized, adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and be culturally sensitive.

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