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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City, UT, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.


Civics and Citizenship Adult Tutor

Prepare Salt Lake City community members for the hardest US history test in well...history. Citizenship volunteers work through resources to prepare volunteers for the interview required for those eligible for citizenship.


Spice to Go Volunteer

Help refugee, immigrant and low-income Utahns share their amazing food with the community! Shifts are Thursdays 3:30-6:30pm for volunteers 14 or older, this role does not require a background check.


Tech Mentor

"Did you try to turn it off and back on again?" If you have ever been the one people come to with their computer questions, then this is the opportunity for you! Tech expertise not required as we are looking for people who feel comfortable with basic troubleshooting.


How to support refugees in Salt Lake City

We provide many opportunities to get involved and send a message of hope to refugees in our community.


Meet Ibrahim, a New American striving for the American Dream

Ibrahim pursued ambitious goals after arriving in the U.S. from Sudan in 2012: from completing high school to becoming a U.S. Citizen, Ibrahim is living his American Dream.


Yousef & Hawaa, farming from Darfur to Draper

Yousef grew up farming in Darfur. After he and his family were resettled in Salt Lake City, they began farming with New Roots, a program of the IRC in Salt Lake City.


Refugee Resettlement: Positive Integration

The IRC in Salt Lake City is currently running a series, “Refugee Resettlement”, describing our efforts to resettle and serve refugees and their families who now call the Beehive State “home.” Part three, the final in the series, focuses on the programs and services offered to support refugees’ and New Americans’ efforts to positively integrate beyond resettlement.


Refugee Goat Project celebrates new site

In October, community members gathered at the East African Refugee Goat Project of Utah’s new ranch site for a day of goat herding, activities and a potluck.


Unitarians welcome refugees in Salt Lake City

The Refugee Resettlement Committee at the First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City goes above and beyond to ensure that newly arrived refugees resettled by the IRC in Salt Lake City feel welcome and comfortable in their new home.


Goat Ranch Group Volunteer Opportunity

The goat ranch is moving! Gather your friends or family and help with much needed infrastructure projects as we prepare the new site for the goats.