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Reception and Placement Volunteer (Remote) - Arabic, Farsi or Dari/Pashtu speaking

Start date: Ongoing
Last updated 

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 during COVID-19
  • Research community resources, and guide refugees on how to access them
  • Assist with interpretation 
  • Potentially be available to do contactless donation deliveries to families (if you have access to transportation)


  • Must be available a minimum of 5 hours a week 
  • 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 Farsi, Armenian, Arabic, Dari/Pashtu, or Spanish

How to apply

  • Sign up for an upcoming virtual volunteer information session here
  • After attending the orientation, complete online application
  • Interview 
  • Background check via HireRight

Please email Community Relations Coordinator, Carly Boos, carly.boos [at] rescue.org (subject: Reception%20and%20Placement%20Volunteer%20(Vietnamese)%20Inquiry%20)  if you have any questions.