The Reception and Placement Volunteer will work with the Reception and Placement Caseworkers to resettle newly arrived refugee families in Los Angeles. 


  • Assist caseworkers with virtual home visits for refugee families
  • Conduct follow-up phone calls to refugee families to assess their needs 
  • Research community resources and in-kind donations, and guide refugees on how to access them
  • Assist with interpretation 
  • Potentially be available to do contactless donation deliveries to families or help set-up apartments (if you have access to transportation)


  • Must be available a minimum of 5 hours a week Mon-Fri; including Fridays at 1:00pm
  • Must be available at least two weekdays between the hours of 9am - 5pm
  • Must be available for a minimum duration of three months
  • Fluency in another language such as Arabic, Armenian, Farsi, Dari/Pashto, or Spanish required

How to apply

  • Submit online application (must include resume and top three position preferences to be considered complete)
  • Interview 
  • Background check via HireRight ($49 donation to help cover the cost)
  • Attend a general orientation and begin placement and training

Please email Community Relations Coordinator, Carly Boos, [email protected] if you have any questions.