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News from Boise, ID

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


REMOTE Volunteer Opportunity: Career Pathways Assistant

The Career Pathways Assistant will work on the career development team, within the Employment & Economic Wellbeing team, promoting client self-sufficiency and encouraging clients to work towards and reaching their long term career goals.


How the IRC in Boise is responding to COVID-19

The IRC in Boise is working hard to ensure refugee and immigrant communities have the information they need about COVID-19 to stay healthy, prevent community spread, and respond appropriately to symptoms. Despite significant modifications to program delivery, staff remain as committed as ever towards serving refugees and immigrants in Idaho.


COVID-19 info in 14 languages

Help ensure that information about COVID-19 is language-accessible. Please share the linked resources widely with our friends and neighbors in refugee and immigrant communities!


Apply now for our summer 2020 internship openings!

We are now accepting applications for the summer 2020 internship cohort with the IRC in Boise. Be the first to apply!


Seeing before reading: free eye clinic empowers English-language learners

Kate and Jeff Gibbons of Elmore County Eyecare bring a free eye clinic to the IRC in Boise, fitting almost 30 refugees and immigrants with a new pair of glasses.


Employment & economic wellbeing jumps into 2020

Here's what you should know about these emerging programs empowering refugees and immigrants in Idaho.


Give the "Gift of Choice" this holiday season

Celebrate the holiday season by empowering newly-arrived refugee families with the gift of choice: donate gift cards to the IRC in Boise!


Apply for Spring 2020 Internships

The IRC in Boise is looking for 15 dedicated students to be a part of our spring 2020 internship cohort. Apply by Monday, January 13th to be considered.


Join IRC Boise's Winter Clothing Drive

From now until December 31 the IRC in Boise is accepting donations of gently used winter clothing for newly arrived refugee families.


Boise is definitely "Still Here" for refugees

"I tell my story because it's part of the American story, it's part of the American dream." Refugee storytellers move audience of 100 to advocate in support of the GRACE Act.