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


Volunteer coordination assistant

Help the IRC in Denver coordinator volunteer on boarding, training and activities. This is a great position for anyone who is passionate about helping others find what they’re passionate about.


English language tutor

Work one-on-one with a client to help provide supplemental English language training.


Public transportation trainer

Help newly arrived refugees learn to navigate public transportation and get to and from classes, appointments and other important meetings.


New program in Denver helps refugees navigate the U.S. healthcare system

The IRC in Denver recently received a grant from the Colorado Health Foundation for a new, one-year, health insurance literacy pilot project titled, “Engaging Refugees in Their Health Coverage Options.”


Colorado woman helps open hearts, minds and doors for refugee families

When Airbnb announced their commitment to provide free temporary housing to refugees, Susan and her family didn’t hesitate to open up their property, because to them, it was the right thing to do. They immediately opened their doors and their hearts too.


“I want the same things everybody else does. To be someone.”

Zak always dreamed of becoming a fashion designer. Now, resettled in the U.S. this 23-year old from Yemen will have the opportunity to achieve this dream, as well as many others. But that wasn’t always the case.


IRC Denver fall 2017 internship opportunities

IRC Denver internships are available to current and recently graduated undergraduate or graduate students who are looking to apply their skills, gain real-world experience and impact lives.


New psychosocial support program in Denver

IRC in Denver launches program aimed at helping participants overcome difficulties by amplifying positive cultural and social support mechanisms.


IRC Celebrates World Refugee Day in Denver

On June 20, 2017, an international crowd (including IRC staff, clients and volunteers) gathered at the Colorado State Capital to celebrate World Refugee Day, many holding up signs of support and welcome to the local refugee community.


From Baghdad to Denver

“While I was excited to come to the U.S., it wasn’t an easy decision to leave everything and everyone I knew.”