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Cause Areas

When

Fri Apr 06, 2018 - Wed Oct 31, 2018

Where

1210 S. Bascom Ave, Suite 227San Jose, CA 95128

About

Responsibilities:
Your family or group can help lead the way from harm to home through the IRC in San Jose’s Housing Outreach Mentorship & Education (HOME) program, which combines direct financial assistance and mentorship to assist newly-arrived refugee families to become self-sufficient and integrated quickly. HOME Teams will be matched with a refugee family to whom they will provide the following types of support: In-Kind donations for apartment set up, direct assistance to subsidize the family's rent, and connect the family to community resources.

Ideal Volunteer in this role is:

  • Solid organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Willing to collect donations and store them offsite
  • Able to deliver and assist with apartment set up for the family
  • Must be comfortable with communicating with clients and community partners on the phone and in person.
  • Willingness to work across department toward measurable outcomes.
  • Excellent, interpersonal skills: the ability to work effectively with partners, donors, colleagues in a cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.

Time Commitment:
Minimum Commitment: 4+ hours/week for a minimum 6 months. This volunteer opportunity takes place outside of the office and scheduled according to the volunteer's availability.

All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and undergo a security background check.

Apply:
If interested in volunteering with the International Rescue Committee in San Jose, please complete a volunteer application by following this link. You will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator as needs arise.

Skills

  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months

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