The IRC in Richmond offers several team oriented activities. These activities range from cultural outings with clients to organizing fundraising events. Gather a group of friends, family members, or co-workers and get involved!
For more information, contact VolunteerRichmond [at] rescue.org (subject: Group%20volunteering%20opportunities%20in%20Richmond) .
Employment Readiness Workshop:
Assist clients in developing skills needed for obtaining employment. Volunteers will have the opportunity to engage with clients at a job readiness workshop. Volunteers can assist with mock interview role playing and filling out job applications.
One day, 2-4 hour commitment for group of 5 volunteers.
Financial Literacy Workshop:
Assist clients to learn about banking and budgeting in the U.S. Explore benefits of different banking institutions and topics such as direct deposit of paychecks. Assist interested clients to open a bank account. Flexible hours for group of 5 volunteers.
Help families explore the city of Richmond and learn how to use public transportation. Go see a movie at the Byrd Theatre, have a picnic at Maymont Park, take the family to the Central Library. Show refugees the heart of the city and its central cultural draws. 5-10 volunteers.