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


Front Desk/Intake Volunteer

The Front Desk/Intake Volunteer will support the IRC in LA office by directing all incoming refugees to the proper department, answer general information questions, and answer incoming phone calls.


Financial Coaching Volunteer

The Financial Coaching Volunteer supports the Women's Economic Empowerment Program by working one on one with refugee, asylee, trafficking and other immigrant women to learn the basics of building a budget, opening a bank account, and other aspects of financial literacy. Spanish and Arabic speakers especially helpful!


IRC LA's Citizenship & Financial Capability Program Expands to LA County Libraries

IRC LA's popular Citizenship & Financial Capability Program is now available in West Covina!


New Vocational ESL classes begin on October 17th

Our new Fall Session of Vocational ESL classes start on Tuesday, October 17th from 6pm - 8pm.


IRC LA Welcomes New AmeriCorps Member

IRC LA welcomes new AmeriCorps member to the Early Employment Program: Krista Lupas.


Early Employment Volunteer

The Early Employment Volunteer will work with newly arrived refugees to assist them in securing their first job in America.


Immigration Volunteer

The Immigration Volunteer will assist the Immigration team in helping refugees and immigrants to apply for Citizenship, Green cards, and other immigration documents.


Resettlement Volunteer

The Resettlement Volunteer works with Reception and Placement Caseworkers to assist newly arrived refugees in settling into their new homes.


GenR: LA Bikes For Refugees Volunteer Day

The GenR: LA leadership team led a fundraising campaign, which supported transportation costs, as well as the purchase of 10 brand new bicycles, which were distributed to the clients.


Join Us! - Now Hiring Job Placement Americorps in Los Angeles

The IRC in Los Angeles accepting applications in our Economic Empowerment team for an Americorps Job Placement position.