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Housing & Donations Driver

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ORGANIZATION: Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)

  • 5 people are interested

  • Commitment: Every day, or as many days a week as possible, 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Requirements: Car, license, insurance, clean driving record. Must be punctual and reliable.

  • Duties: Assist the Housing & Donations Team transport volunteers who help pick up and drop off supplies, furniture and other donations. On a daily basis, or as often as possible, you would need to be available during these hours to provide transport for the IRIS Donations Team, utilizing your vehicle or the IRIS van. No heavy lifting required.

1 Shift

  • 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS)

Location:

235 Nicoll St, New Haven, CT 06511, US

Mission Statement

The mission of IRIS is to enable refugees and other displaced people to establish new lives, regain hope, and contribute to the vitality of Connecticut’s communities.

Description

In fiscal year 2016, the U.S. government invited 97,263 refugees from all over the world to come to this country. Over 900 came to Connecticut, where they were placed with one of three refugee agencies, including IRIS, which welcomed 475. Their needs are significant and IRIS is their primary resource as they begin to rebuild their lives after years of persecution and displacement. IRIS helps refugees on the road to self-sufficiency by providing lifesaving support during their transition to life in the United States
IRIS provides a wide array of services to these new Americans including daily English lessons, education and youth programs, access to health care and a thorough multi-day cultural orientation. IRIS also works intensively with each new arrival to begin the important work of finding employment. IRIS attempts to meet all of the needs of its clients by providing extra services including a women’s group and a variety of young people’s groups. And if family members have been left behind, our legal office will work to reunite them.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Hunger, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

235 Nicoll StreetNew Haven, CT 06511

(41.32097,-72.90776)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation Management
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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