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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.


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.


Civic Tutor Coordinator

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


From Iraq, to Syria, to US Citizens

Amani Mansour and Samer Abdullah became US Citizens on January 31st, 2019, but their journey towards citizenship began long before, and many countries away from, that moment.


Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US

March 7, 2019

Join this webinar briefing with the International Rescue Committee to learn about the current and future status of refugee resettlement in the US and hear about some of our special program to help refugees rebuild their lives. Resettlement is an important part of IRC’s work with refugees. Learn about the comprehensive services the IRC provides within the first months of a refugee’s arrival in the United States as well as the current state of refugee resettlement in the US.


Empowering job-seekers one laptop at a time

Through an enduring partnership with the City of Boise, the IRC in Boise empowers newly-arrived refugee clients to engage in their own job search and achieve self-sufficiency.


Childcare Lead

Help watch kiddos while their parents take a mandatory cultural orientation class!


Career Programs Debuts Pre-Apprenticeship Collaboration

Twelve students compose the inaugural class of the IRC in Boise's collaborative Environmental Services Pre-Apprenticeship program, receiving the vocational English and job skills training necessary for their success in this medical field.