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.
Occasional volunteers are contacted on an as-needed basis. This option is best for those who cannot currently commit four months to a specific program, or, for those who do not have availability to volunteer within IRC business hours.
Opportunities include, but are not limited to:
- Donation Room Organization
- Donation Drives
- One-Time Events
- Saturday Workshops
- On-Call Driving (Donations & Events)
- Computer Repair
- Bicycle Repair
- Professional Development
Things to note
All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age. Some opportunities might require that you undergo a security background check.
If interested in becoming an Occasional Volunteer with the International Rescue Committee in Sacramento, please complete a volunteer application by following this link and indicating your choice and limited availability. You will be contacted by the Volunteer Coordinator as needs arise.
More opportunities in Sacramento, CA
Citizenship Workshop Assistant
Volunteers will assist clients as they complete their citizenship applications.
Cultural orientation volunteer
Assist refugees in learning the basics of life in Sacramento, jovially referred to as America 101.
Health access volunteer
Help clients understand, navigate, and advocate for themselves within the U.S. heath care system.
Refugee empowerment volunteer
Support and coach newly-arrived refugees in their employment journey.