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ESL Instructor Volunteer
Volunteers will engage with students, either virtually or in person, as English language acquisition instructors. Volunteer instructors will be provided a standard curriculum, complete with teacher’s resources and worksheets to help facilitate learning. Volunteers are encouraged to develop and implement their own activities to enhance learning and engagement.
Civics Instructor Volunteer
Volunteers will engage with students, either virtually or in person, as Citizenship Preparation instructors. Volunteer instructors will be provided a textbook, scope and sequence, slide decks, and additional resources. Curriculum covers vocabulary, US history and government, and navigating interviews. Volunteers are encouraged to develop and implement their own activities to enhance learning and engagement.
Student Support Volunteer
Student Support Services for Adult English Language Learners
Small Business Month Spotlight: Aminata
From home to storefront, Aminata's focus and faith played a huge role in her running her very own business.
HR Admin Support Volunteer
The Human Resources Department serves the staff who serve our clients. The HR Admin Support Volunteer position does not interact directly with clients but supports the Administration Specialist. Together we make sure IRC Arizona has the staff needed to provide services to our clients, and to support staff’s HR needs.
Arizona Advocates Call to End Title 42
In response to mounting rumors that Title 42 may end soon, the IRC and partners stand in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have attempted to exercise their right to seek asylum for over two years, only to be turned away. During this time, the United States government has failed in its moral and legal obligations to afford asylum seekers access to protection, protection that should not wait one more day.
Child Watch Volunteer
The Child Watch Volunteer would supervise and interact with children at play. Provide age appropriate activities. Develop positive relationships with the children and their parents. Maintain a clean and sanitized environment. Return supplies to proper places after use. Assure parents are signing children in properly. Complete incident and accident reports as necessary.
Summer Internships in Phoenix
The IRC’s US offices offer a variety of unpaid internship opportunities throughout the year. Prospective interns should be currently enrolled in an educational institution or within 6 months of graduation and are required to submit an application and resume.
LISC AmeriCorps Economic Mobility Corps Financial Coach
CEO has partnered with the Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) on a new national service program to provide financial literacy, financial planning, budgeting, saving, and other financial counseling education to clients — all with an eye toward addressing persistent poverty and helping families build a stronger future. CEO and IRC are recruiting 13 full-time Economic Mobility Corps (EMC) AmeriCorps members to serve as Financial Coaches co-located with IRC offices and integrated into local asset-building programs.
This is an AmeriCorps position sponsored by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, with the term lasting 1 year.
Volunteer Medical or Psychological Evaluator
Join Arizona's Asylum Network! Volunteer evaluators are independently licensed medical or mental healthcare providers who conduct medical or psychological evaluations for survivors of persecution and trauma who are seeking humanitarian immigration relief (i.e. asylum) in the United States and who do not have the resources to obtain a standard (paid) evaluation.