Scope of Service 

The volunteer will assist the case manager to prepare and furnish apartments for new refugee families. Volunteers will not be required to purchase anything.

Responsibilities could include

  • Traveling with IRC staff to pick up and drop off furniture, supplies, and food to the new home
  • Unpacking, assembling and arranging household items to create a welcoming home
  • Washing and putting dishes away
  • General cleaning such as dusting and vacuuming 
  • Setting up other household items such as beds so they are ready to go upon client arrival

Time Commitment 

On-call, typically weekdays between 9am and 5pm. A typical housing set up takes 2-4 hours. 


Minimum 1 month.

How to Apply 

Go to and complete the application. If you need assistance, do not hesitate to reach out to [email protected]. Once your application is received, a staff member will contact you for a brief interview. You will then receive a link to complete a background check. Finally, you will be contacted to attend a required volunteer training.