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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.


Donations Pick-Up Volunteer

Help refugee families to access and pick needed items at a local thrift store.


Public Services Enrollment Assistant

Help newly-arrived refugee families get connected to critical services.


Friendship Partner Coordinator

Help match recently resettled refugee families with local friendship families, facilitate initial meetings, and provide administrate support to this volunteer-led team.


Idaho advocates ask Idaho legislators to welcome refugees

Over 300 advocates mobilized in support of refugees in Washington D.C. on May 8th and 9th, including four delegates from the state of Idaho. Together, they urged congress to return to policies of welcome for refugee and immigrant communities in the US.


RISE Together Summer 2019!

RISE (Refugees in Swim Education) Together brings on-site swim safety instruction to refugee youth and their neighbors in the Treasure Valley. Volunteer for the summer 2019 cohort!


Please Support IRC Boise on Idaho Gives Day, May 2!

Help refugees and immigrants in their journey from harm to home by making a gift to the IRC in Boise on Idaho Gives Day, May 2.


Refugee Youth Thrive in Teen Employment Bootcamp

Eight refugee and immigrant youth utilize their Spring Break to become job-ready for summer employment.


Summer Internship Application Cycle Open

The IRC in Boise is currently accepting applications for the summer 2019 internship cycle. Deadline to apply: May 31st, 2019.


Casework Assistant

Help newly-arrived refugees learn how to pay their bills, apply for a Social Security Card, enroll in English Language Classes, and more...


Civic Tutor Coordinator

Help match citizenship-seekers with tutors trained to help them pass the citizenship test.