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News from Wichita, KS

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.


Run for Refugees 5k

Join the International Rescue Committee in our 2nd Annual Virtual Run/Walk for Refugees. The funds raised will support critical services at the IRC, ensuring families have the support they need to thrive in their communities.


Volunteer Spotlight: Leane

Meet Leane: Social worker, world traveler, community advocate & IRC Anti-Trafficking Intern


Volunteer Spotlight: Betsy

Meet Betsy: Educator, Mother and Long-time IRC Volunteer


Volunteer Spotlight: Olivia

Meet Olivia: Social Worker, nature enthusiast and IRC Youth Program Volunteer


Volunteers are the heart and soul of the IRC

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the IRC. Read about just a few of the volunteers who give their time.


Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl

Meet Cheryl: Life-long reader, learner and long-time IRC Volunteer


Summer and Fall 2021 Internships

Summer and Fall 2021 internship opportunities in Kansas


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.


The Lighthouse Project

The Lighthouse Project provides comprehensive services to survivors of human trafficking, as well as training and outreach to increase awareness and identification of survivors. Our goal is to help survivors build lives that are free from abuse and exploitation.


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.