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News from San Jose, CA

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


GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the GenR: Bay Area Force For Change Event! 


Corporate Engagement Opportunities

The IRC in Northern California is pleased to provide our local and national partners with opportunities to engage directly with our programs in a meaningful way. Through volunteer events, small corporate groups work together to deliver their unique assistance and expertise directly to the IRC's refugee and asylee clients. All activities can be paired with an education session that teaches participants the basics of refugee resettlement.


Citizenship and Immigration Services in Northern California

The IRC's Immigration Department can help any immigrant population to petition to bring family members to the U.S., apply for citizenship, green cards, work authorization, travel documents, and more. 


Youth Activities Volunteer

Provide childwatch services for our clients during our classes and workshops.


Vocational English Volunteer

Help clients strengthen their English skills to help them secure their first job.


Professional Mentor Volunteer

Provide guidance to refugees, ayslees, and immigrants to advance their careers in the United States.


Job Club Volunteer

Work one-on-one with clients to help them obtain gainful employment.


Donation Outreach Volunteer

Help meet donation needs for recently arrived refugees, asylees, and victims of human trafficking.


HOME Team Volunteers

Help families get a great start to their new lives here in San Jose. Teams will support families by fundraising for housing subsidy, setting up their new home, and connecting them to new community resources.


Reception & Placement Volunteer

Help families and individuals when they first arrive here in San Jose!