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.
Connect to Success Conversation Partners
Volunteers support refugee youth and young adults as they learn English and adapt to life in the United States.
Connect to Success Tutors
Volunteer tutors support refugee youth and young adults as they prepare for standardized tests such as the GED and SAT.
English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Class Assistant
The IRC’s English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes help newly-arrived refugees rapidly learn English so that they can secure employment and perform the daily tasks necessary for their family's well-being.