International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Volunteer Opportunities

 

The IRC in Los Angeles offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for members of the community, businesses, students, and retirees. Whether you are interested in volunteering for a few weeks or a few months, we will work with you to identify fulfilling activities that will fit your schedule. Most volunteer opportunities take place during our normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 9am—5pm.
 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Taylor Crotty, Volunteer Coordinator: Taylor.Crotty@rescue.org 
 
Current volunteer opportunities include:
 
Employment Volunteer

The Employment volunteer will support the Early Employment team. The Employment volunteer will assist the Employment Specialist through client vocational skills development and job placement. 

Job Placement Associate 
 
The role of the IRC Job Placement Associate is to find qualifying employment for the refugee or asylee with whom they are paired within the first four months the refugee or asylee is enrolled in the Early Employment program. Learn more.
 
Journalism Volunteer

The Journalism volunteer will support The IRC in Los Angeles by writing articles that reflect the lives of refugees and their communities. The ideal candidate possesses well-developed writing and reporting skills, is organized, and pays particular attention to detail. 

Immigration Volunteer

The Immigration volunteer will assist the immigration team with various immigration services, community outreach, grant reporting, and building partnerships with community based organizations.