Get Involved: Serve as a Volunteer with the IRC in Dallas and Abilene
Have you ever considered volunteering cross-culturally but are not in a position to travel abroad? Then consider volunteering with the IRC in Dallas. Volunteer opportunities are broad and provide an enriching, international experience in Dallas or Abilene. Opportunities to serve include:
- Helping refugees acclimate to Dallas by showing them around the city, teaching them English, showing them the grocery store, and being a friend to the family.
- Greeting visitors to the office, answering phones, assisting with the donations closet, making phone calls, and working with case management, employment, immigration, or resource development departments.
- Organizing a donation drive for household items and appliances that include housecleaning supplies, vacuum cleaners, microwaves, wheelchairs, infant diapers, car seats, coats and blankets.
- Helping interpret Arabic, Burmese, Chin, Karen, Karenni, Somali, Swahili, Nepali or Spanish.
Intern applicants for the Fall, urged to apply by July 1, 2013.
Please click on a date below to RSVP for a Volunteer Information Session
Thursday, June 20th, 6:00-7:00pm
Thursday, July 25th, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, July 30th, 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, September 19th, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, September 24th, 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, October 24th, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, October 29th, 10:30-11:30am
Tuesday, November 19th, 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, November 21st, 6:00-7:00pm
Tuesday, December 17th, 10:30-11:30am
Thursday, December 19th, 6:00-7:00pm
Information Sessions are held at 6500 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75206. Evening sessions take place in the lobby conference room. Daytime sessions take place at the IRC office, 5th FL.
Additional volunteer opportunities are available in Dallas and Abilene. If you are interested, please complete an application and email VolunteerDallas@Rescue.org at the IRC in Dallas or VolunteerAbilene@Rescue.org.