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Start date: Ongoing
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Thank you for your interest in assisting refugees and asylees in our community. By volunteering with the IRC in Sacramento, you can share your unique experience and skills directly with IRC clients. Volunteer support is an integral part of the IRC’s mission to provide opportunities for refugees to thrive in Sacramento.

Responsibilities

Volunteers assist the staff in building community connections and bringing community resources into the organization. This position would also ensure distribution systems and records are maintained.  Volunteers must have great interpersonal skills and be innovative thinkers.

The ideal volunteer in this role is:

  • Comfortable accomplishing tasks in an effective and relational manner
  • Confident using online search tools, Google Drive, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Experienced with administration, record keeping, scheduling and logistics
  • Successful when multi-tasker
  • Able to excel with minimal supervision
  • Experienced designing and/or working within existing operational systems, preferred

Time Commitment

Minimum Commitment: 3+ hrs/ week for a minimum 4 months during IRC business hours Mon – Fri from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Longer volunteer commitments encouraged.

All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and undergo a security background check

Apply

If interested in volunteering with the International Rescue Committee in Sacramento, please complete a volunteer application by following this link. You will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator as needs arise.