Volunteers help individuals advance their career through work readiness workshops, career counseling, assistance with training program enrollments, and job upgrades. The volunteer works one-on-one with a foreign-trained professional and provides professional development skills, guidance, and networking that will allow them to advance their career here in the United States.
- Target Areas: Construction trades, IT, medical field, public health, business administration, education
- Minimum Commitment: 6-month period, 2 meetings a month; flexible scheduling
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Youth Male Mentor
Volunteers provide mentorship for male high school students by facilitating monthly conversations and activities related to mental and emotional health.
Women's Literacy Class Assistant
The IRC’s women's literacy program provides curriculum tailored to the specific needs of newly-arrived women and their families, including financial literacy, medical and housing issues, and employment skills.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Tax Preparer
The IRC’s VITA program is looking for volunteers to help file and prepare income tax returns. This position will help with the logistics and support through the tax season (February through April).
Vocational English as a Second Language (VESOL) Class Assistant
The IRC’s VESOL class helps refugee students improve their English ability and prepare for employment by using workplace contexts, vocabulary, and practice.