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


U.S. Presidential Inauguration: What refugees and immigrants need to know

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is providing the following information for refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants about U.S. elections and the Presidential inauguration.


Now Hiring: Social Worker - MSW required

IRC is searching for an experienced, client-focused social worker to support our clients on their path to wellness and self-sufficiency through the KFCR program. In this position, you will have a direct impact on program participants, supporting them to fulfill their potential in a trauma-informed, culturally competent manner.


Spring 2021 Internships

Spring 2021 internship opportunities


Become a Winter Welcome Sponsor!

Help refugee families feel welcomed this holiday season

We are still in need of community sponsors to join us for the holidays! Help fulfill the holiday wish list of a newly arrived refugee family through our annual gift drive, Winter Welcome. Connect with your family, friends, coworkers or other networks to gather much-needed items and other wish list gifts.


Listen to VPM's New Podcast Titled "Resettled"

Learn more about the resettlement process in the United States in VPMs new podcast.


Economic Wellbeing classes & video resources

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is now offering live, online weekly classes available nationwide on a variety of topics focused on providing remote support to refugees and other immigrants during the pandemic and economic crisis. Visit this page for more information about class times and other resources.


Summer 2020 News & Updates

Our team at the IRC in Kansas has been working hard to respond quickly to client needs, as everyone in the community is feeling the social, economic, and health impacts of COVID-19. While programming is currently not business-as-usual, we continue to serve refugee families and survivors of human trafficking remotely, many of whom need support from the IRC and neighbors more than ever. 


Virtual immigration services appointments available

Virtual Immigration Legal Services Appointments are NOW available!


Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 internships available

Looking for a meaningful way to put your education to real-world experience? Interested in gaining hands-on professional experience in a social service setting? Become an intern with the IRC in Kansas! 


July 30 - World Day against Trafficking in Persons

"On this World Day against Trafficking in Persons, let us reaffirm our commitment to stop criminals from ruthlessly exploiting people for profit and to help victims rebuild their lives." -- UN Secretary-General António Guterres