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ORGANIZATION: Afghanistan International Foundation for the Blind (AIFB)

  • 6 people are interested

The AIFB Foundation is looking for volunteers that have experience in immigration law and policy that can assist the foundation in research, filing online for immigration application forms, and advocacy work on behalf of the foundation. In order for national and international countries to accept Afghans who are blind and their families as a political refugee to other countries, the volunteer will help with their expertise in immigration and law.

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About Afghanistan International Foundation for the Blind (AIFB)

Location:

40-10 12th Street, Apt. 1C, Long Island City, NY 11101, US

Mission Statement

With collaboration and partnership of other international organizations, the foundation will offer services for blind individuals in Afghanistan in order to improve quality of life in the area of education, health, rehabilitation and community services.

Description

The foundation’s objective is to provide educational services to all ages, offer life changing services such as providing blind based computer applications and technologies for children, sending much needed blind based equipment and medical supplies from the United States, teaching students how to study mathematics and science using tactile systems, and providing training.

AIFB, by partnering with medical facilities around the world, will offer health services and provide financial support for prescriptions, laboratory procedures and operations as well as focus on access to local medical facilities, mental health treatment, chronic disease prevention, childbirth, and nutritional guidance.

The Foundation provides rehabilitation and evaluation services as well as community services. We collaborate with and support The Afghan Blind Association in Kabul to promote the disability rights movement.

Student interns: Must be college students or have a bachelor's degree. Interns commit to work 4-5 days per week. They will have a project for their time at the Foundation which they must complete.

Volunteers: Work schedule is flexible, so long as the volunteer works for at least 2 hours/week. Their tasks will be based on the department they request. The minimum time commitment is 6 months.

Board Directors and Officers of Departments must serve for one year.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
People with Disabilities
Advocacy & Human Rights, Immigrants & Refugees, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Afghanistan International Foundation for the Blind40-10 12th Street, Apt. 1CLong Island City, NY 11101

(40.74431,-73.94186)
 

SKILLS

  • Research
  • Immigration Law
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in immigration law, research, computer saavy, strong reading and writing skills,

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