You can immediately sign up to volunteer with local NGOs, community groups and schools that are providing CRITICAL support to refugees in YOUR community.
The U.S. has resettled more refugees than any other country and relies on this incredible network of organizations to make sure refugees have the resources they need to succeed.
The IRC is our official refugee resettlement partner and is always looking for volunteers.
- Check and see if they work nearby: www.rescue.org/volunteer
If the IRC isn’t nearby, there are hundreds refugee resettlement agencies working around the country.
- Use this resource to find partners near you: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/state-programs-annual-overview
- Email them to see what opportunities are available. Every organization we have met with needed volunteers like you!