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News from Phoenix, AZ

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

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Grocery Volunteer

Grocery Volunteers assist clients with adapting to grocery shopping in the U.S.

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Pro-Bono Legal Volunteers

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) and local agencies are looking for legal volunteers to assist with Asylum applications. This opportunity is only for those with a legal background.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Volunteers (VITA)

The Vita program prepares tax returns for free, for low to moderate income individuals and families.

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Help make refugees welcome this holiday season!

Every holiday season, the IRC in Phoenix conducts a Holiday Giving Campaign to welcome refugees and other immigrants to our community. Through the Holiday Giving Campaign, individuals, families, and organizations sponsor a newly-arrived refugee family, providing them with gifts of much needed items.

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Immigration Services Volunteer

Assist our Immigration team with high-quality, low-cost immigration legal services. Our comprehensive immigration services are provided by fully qualified IRC staff and accredited by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Board of Immigration Appeals.

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Aquaponics Volunteer

The volunteer will assist the New Roots Development Coordinator in managing IRC’s CamelBackyard Community Food Hub, particularly the aquaponics greenhouse. Other duties may include assistance with weekly CSA produce box program, hosting virtual classes, posting on social media accounts and helping with outreach efforts.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

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Transit Training Volunteer

Volunteer Transit Trainers travel with refugees on their first bus ride from the refugees’ homes to the Phoenix IRC office, explaining how to read maps and transit schedules, how to use and purchase a bus pass, and culturally appropriate behaviors and rider rules. The volunteer transit trainer will also show the client how to get to the grocery store and back home.

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Youth Tutor Volunteer

IRC Volunteer Youth Tutors provide tutoring, mainly consisting of English language development support through the instruction of beginning level English lessons for refugee youth, 6-12 grade. Each tutor works with 1-5 students in small group virtual tutoring sessions. Tutors support each student in increasing their English language proficiency using the English language learner (ELL) curriculum provided. Tutors have the opportunity to develop and implement additional activities as appropriate.

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How to help our Afghan neighbors in Phoenix

The IRC in Phoenix is working alongside refugee communities and other partners to welcome and support Afghans in urgent need of safety. Here's how you can help!

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