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News from Atlanta, GA

Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Atlanta, GA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Celebrating one year of Connect to Success

Earlier this month, the IRC in Atlanta celebrated a very successful first year of our innovative Connect to Success Program with an afternoon of inspiring stories, networking and photography.


On-Call Donations Volunteer

The IRC in Atlanta is frequently offered large donations that require pickups. Work with the Donations Coordinator and Logistics Department in picking up and delivering donations from donors and to clients.


Connect to Success Tutors

Volunteer tutors support refugee youth and young adults as they prepare for standardized tests such as the GED and SAT.


Connect to Success Conversation Partners

Volunteers support refugee youth and young adults as they learn English and adapt to life in the United States.


Professional Mentorship Program

Volunteers help individuals advance their career through work readiness workshops, career counseling, assistance with training program enrollments, and job upgrades.


Resettlement Shop Assistant

Work in this thrift-shop environment helping refugees choose clothing and house wares that they need.


Youth Afterschool Tutor

IRC’s Afterschool Program is designed for refugee and American students in grades 9 to 12. The program provides academic assistance, helps youth transition into their new homes and schools, and builds leadership skills.


Child Care Assistant

The IRC's child care supports other weekday education programs as parents are able to attend classes while their children play, rest, and learn some English and songs.


Computer Literacy Class Assistant

The IRC's computer literacy class provides essential skills for students who have had little or no experience working with computers before.


Vocational English as a Second Language (VESOL) Class Assistant

The IRC’s VESOL class helps refugee students improve their English ability and prepare for employment by using workplace contexts, vocabulary, and practice.