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


Citizenship Tutor

Would you like to help permanent residents applying for naturalization? Become an interview practice workshop tutor!


Microenterprise Volunteer

The Microenterprise Program Volunteer will provide both administrative and direct service support to the in-home childcare licensing program.


Tax program offers free filing assistance for San Diegans

Each spring, the IRC in San Diego provides free tax preparation as part of the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. In 2017, the program filed over 3,200 returns and generated $5.5 million in refunds for low-income San Diego families. This tremendous impact would not be possible without the hard work of our incredible volunteers, who work as IRS-certified tax preparers from mid-January through April.


VITA Tax Program Liaison

Support and promote this year's VITA program with community outreach and administration assistance!


VITA 'Lead' Tax Preparation Volunteer

Lead a tax team for this year's VITA program! Serve as a point-person for volunteers and provide assistance as an IRC-certified tax preparer to help put millions of dollars back into the pockets of low-income San Diego Families!


VITA Tax Preparation Volunteer

Assist low-income families and individuals with tax preparation


Refugee youth explore career opportunities

Refugee youth have the chance to visit employers and universities, and meet professionals in different fields through the Connect2Work program.


Now Recruiting AmeriCorps Members

Join the IRC in San Diego as an AmeriCorps member - multiple positions now open.


Tutor Refugee Youth in El Cajon

If you want to make a difference in your community and leave an impact on our youth, this is the experience for you! Help refugees succeed in school by helping them navigate through their education.


FarmWorks and Café Volunteer

The IRC operates the Youth FarmWorks urban farm and pop-up farm stand and café each week as a job platform for youth interns to develop real-world work experience, while also generating revenue to sustain the program long-term.