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Volunteer opportunities

Thank you for your interest in welcoming refugees to your community. By volunteering with the IRC in Baltimore, MD, you use your skills to help people who have fled violence and persecution to rebuild their lives in America. See below for the latest volunteer opportunities and how to apply.

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How to become an IRC volunteer

The IRC in Baltimore currently offers remote internships, two remote volunteer mentorship opportunities and housing set-up opportunities. We are continuing to hold virtual information sessions to provide an overview of IRC's work and how to get involved.

If you are interested in volunteering, please go through the following steps: 

Volunteer process

  1. Attend one of our monthly information sessions. Evening and daytime sessions are available. All sessions are virtual. Registered participants will be sent the link to the session 24 hours before the session.

  2. RSVP for an upcoming session by completing this webform. Upcoming dates include: (1) Tuesday, December 7 from 12-1pm and (2) Tuesday, January 4 from 7-8pm. Additional spring dates will be announced in early 2022. 

  3. After the info session, complete a volunteer application. Most opportunities also require a background check. Approved volunteers will be connected with an IRC staff point person to get started. Each opportunity will have specific training or next steps.