VOLUNTEER

we love our volunteers - we couldn’t do it without you!

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • World Refugee Day Soccer Tournament and Community Celebration Volunteer: Join us for a volunteer shift to help make this exciting day on June 16th a success. Click here for volunteer slots and here for more information on the day.

  • Tech Team: Be available on your own schedule to help refugee families navigate technology in their homes. Help them set up a donated home computer, help them establish wifi, or help troubleshoot a device that isn’t working. Willingness to work independently and knowledge of technology desired!

  • Teach Driver’s Ed: Teach a class of 5-10 people on Saturdays from 11am-12:30pm. Use our power point curriculum to help refugees prepare to take the written driving exam. Classes are held in our office, training and support provided. Commit to twice a month. CURRENTLY FILLED

  • English Tutor: Both Missoula County Public Schools and the Lifelong Learning Center are looking for volunteer English tutors. Click here for more information.

  • Collect Household Items: Collect shampoo, conditioner, bars of soap, diapers and wipes, laundry soap and cleaning supplies and bring to our office for families in need.

  • Teen Team: Develop and participate in monthly programming for refugees teens. Help plan activities and provide transportation as part of a team. Commit to monthly activities for 6+ months.

  • After School Tutor: Tuesday afternoons 3-5:30pm or Thursdays 2:30-5:30pm. Join a team to provide friendship and tutoring to refugee teenagers through our drop in after school program. Commit to two times a month for the rest of the school year. Comfort with math preferred.

  • United We Eat Volunteer Team:  If you are interested in spending time in the kitchen laughing and learning with refugee chefs, and don't mind wiping a counter or pushing a broom, this is the volunteer job for you!  Most hours take place Tuesday and Wednesday, and vary from morning to evening depending on the chef's availability.  Shifts working with the chefs are usually 2-4 hours. Afternoon and evening hours on Wednesdays are priority, with a commitment of at least once a month. 

  • Office Organizer: Help keep office and in-kind donations organized. Commit to coming in one day a week for 1-2 hours. Help sort donations, tidy donation space, vacuum and remove trash.

  • Childcare for ESL Class: Provide childcare from 6:00-8:15pm every Tuesday while parents are in an ESL class on site. Commit to at least twice a month for 6 months.

  • One on one English Tutor: Be matched with an adult refugee looking to work one on one on English. Tutors and refugees meet weekly on their own time at a location of their choosing. Basic ESL or teaching experience required for tutors. Commit to six months.

  • Resource Center Assistant: Help man our busy Resource Center by being available to assist refugees with walk-in requests, accept and sort donations, answer phones and pitch in where needed. Commit to 4+ hours a week.

  • Individualized Mentor: Do you have a specialized skill that you would like to share with local refugees? Can you teach swimming, piano, sewing, art, skiing, etc? Volunteer is responsible for transportation and any costs.

  • Have an idea you don’t see here? Get in touch via our volunteer form!

 

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