News from Turlock, CA
Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Turlock, CA, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.
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.
Development and logistics assistant
Under the supervision of the Volunteer and Donations Coordinator, the Development and logistics assistant will help locate and organize goods for refugees and will assist with planning and implementing events that benefit IRC clients.
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Celebrate World Refugee Day in Northern California
Join us in Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose and Turlock to celebrate World Refugee Day in the month of June. Celebrations span from June 15 - June 28th, 2018 and all events are FREE! Read on to find the location nearest you!
Refugees improve job skills at Love Turlock event
Turlock-area volunteers helped IRC clients gain valuable economic empowerment skills May 19 during the Love Turlock day of community service. Several Afghan clients who formerly served the U.S. government in their home country received the opportunity to practice job interviews, improve their English skills, and receive cashier's training. The project was one of many taking place throughout Turlock during the day.
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Volunteers, refugees share the 'Love' at job prep workshop
More than a dozen Stanislaus County residents forged bonds with refugee clients from the IRC in Turlock/Modesto on April 21, as they helped them with job interview practice during the 10th annual Love Modesto day of community service.
Under the supervision of the volunteer and donations coordinator, volunteers transport furniture and other goods that will furnish the homes of refugees living in Central California.
Central Valley refugees revel in springtime splendor
Two Syrian refugee families from Turlock and two Afghan families from Modesto took time to get family portraits in their new home. Gazing at his family posing in an almond orchard, Adnan Alnabosi from Syria said, “I’m so happy to be in a safe place.”
Youth job training assistant
The youth job training assistant will assist the class instructor with job training for 16- to 24-year-old refugee and Special Immigrant Visa clients who have resettled to the Central Valley. For six successive Saturdays, the IRC will help provide attendees with important skills and tools to succeed in the workplace. This volunteer will also help participants find jobs.