News from Missoula, MT
Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Missoula, MT, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.
Summer in Missoula
The heat finally found Montana in July and, along with the rest of Missoula, refugee families headed for Splash Montana to cool off. Through generous donations to the IRC, kids got the opportunity to attend a variety of summer camps throughout the city.
Celebrating new arrivals in Missoula
Word spread quickly through the small Arabic-speaking community in Missoula this spring that after an almost two year wait, the IRC would be resettling a family from Iraq. Thanks to our community for stepping up to welcome them.
IRC Missoula Immigration Intern
Immigration Interns assist clients with the processing and filing of applications for lawful permanent residence, family reunification, affidavits of relationship, and other immigration petitions necessary to receive legal residency in the United States.
Natural Leader: Justine Binwa
Holiday Inn came to the IRC with a great idea to hire refugees to work. Read about how Justine has shined since the start.
Welcome to Helena
The Governor of Missoula and state legislators sit and learn about the experiences of refugees who are now apart of the Missoula Community.
Justine gets promoted!
Refugees make amazing employees! We are so proud of Justine for her promotion at the Holiday Inn Missoula Downtown!
Webinar: Addressing the future of refugee resettlement in the US
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.
The IRC in Missoula wishes you a happy new year!
This is a time for fresh starts, starting over and new beginnings. We here at the IRC in Missoula have been fortunate to be with so many families while they experience new beginnings and so many "firsts."
IRC Missoula Video Production Intern
This position will explore ways to present important information to refugee clients using short recorded videos. As a video producer, you will be responsible for relaying information about the Missoula community to English Language Learners, working with our interpreters to translate these messages in our client’s native languages.
As a communications intern you will be responsible for assisting in the community outreach and communication strategy for the International Rescue Committee in Missoula. You can expect to work on projects as varied as fundraising campaigns to advocacy drives, anywhere that specific messaging is needed. As such, you will be expected to learn about the IRC (history, scope of work, values, ect.), our clients, and trends in refugee resettlement in order to communicate to a variety of audiences in a manner consistant with our messaging. All communication activities will be done in coordination with office staff and under the supervision of the resettlement director.