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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.


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.


Women's Literacy Class Assistant

The IRC’s women's literacy program provides curriculum tailored to the specific needs of newly-arrived women and their families, including financial literacy, medical and housing issues, and employment skills.


English Literacy and Civics (EL/Civics) Class Assistant

The IRC’s EL/Civics classes help non-native English speakers develop their language ability, increase their understanding of US civics, and build their workplace readiness skills so that they can become active in their community as they pursue personal career pathways.


English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class Assistant

The IRC’s English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes help newly-arrived refugees rapidly learn English so that they can secure employment and perform the daily tasks necessary for their family's well-being.


URGENT: Action Needed

Thank you to everyone who called Senators Isakson and Perdue following Wednesday's Action Alert. Today, we're asking you to call your Representative with the same message.