IRC Missoula Family Mentor Volunteer
Help mentor refugee families as they adapt and integrate into the fabric of Missoula. Family Mentor Volunteers support and empower refugees to become self-sufficient in the U.S. Mentor activities include: providing a neighborhood orientation, helping refugees shop for groceries, and helping them get bicycles in order to transport themselves around town.
IRC Missoula Casework Intern
Casework Interns help refugee families work towards self sufficiency in the areas of health, employment, financial literacy, education and housing. Casework interns work closely with the casework staff throughout their internship, assisting and learning about all aspects of the casework program.
IRC Missoula Immigration Intern
Immigration Interns assist clients with the processing and filing of applications for lawful permanent residence, family reunification, affidavits of relationship, and other immigration petitions necessary to receive legal residency in the United States.
As a communications intern you will be responsible for assisting in the community outreach and communication strategy for the International Rescue Committee in Missoula. You can expect to work on projects as varied as fundraising campaigns to advocacy drives, anywhere that specific messaging is needed. As such, you will be expected to learn about the IRC (history, scope of work, values, ect.), our clients, and trends in refugee resettlement in order to communicate to a variety of audiences in a manner consistant with our messaging. All communication activities will be done in coordination with office staff and under the supervision of the resettlement director.
IRC Missoula Child Care Placement Intern
Help newly arrived refugees achieve self-sufficiency and independence by helping them secure child care, after-school programming, summer camp and other early education opportunities, enabling caregivers to work and attend school.
IRC Missoula Employment Intern
Help newly arrived refugees obtain employment in Missoula! Employment interns teach refugees the skills to navigate the job search process and assist in the following areas: job search, job applications, follow-up on applications and interviews, new hire paperwork and assistance with transportation routes to their place of employment.
Complete a volunteer application. Make sure to specify your volunteer interests.
Get to know the IRC. Once you have submitted your application, you will be invited to complete an interview.
After your application is reviewed, you may be selected for an interview.
Fill out a background check form. Once your background check has been cleared, IRC staff will contact you to discuss your placement. Background checks cost $65. The IRC respectfully asks volunteers to make a donation in this amount or more to compensate for the cost of their background checks. The volunteer placement process takes about 2-4 weeks.