Willing to serve on committees? Memebrs needed for Congregation Relations, Finance, Fundraising, and Fund Development (grants, donors).
International Rescue Committee
Under the supervision of the Volunteer and donations Coordinator, child watch volunteers will supervise refugee children while their parents are attending IRC classes.
Guide a refugee or SIV (Special Immigration Visa) family by visiting their home, helping them with their job search, practicing English, and providing insight into American culture
Be a part of helping our immigrant friends as they complete the first step required to become a citizen
Volunteer needed who can provide desktop support and other related tasks.
Donations assistants help locate and organize goods for refugees and help deliver donations to refugees' homes.
Receptionists welcome clients, answer phone calls and assist with a variety of other clerical duties.
Under the supervision of the Casework Supervisor, casework support volunteers provide services and guidance for newly arrived refugees.
Under the supervision and direction of the Employment Supervisor, volunteers help with a range of activities to help prepare refugee clients for their first jobs in the US.
IRC Internships are available to current and recently graduated undergraduate or graduate students looking to apply their skills, gain real-world experience and impact lives.
Become a mentor to help high school students as they transition to college, and early college students as they prepare for careers.
Stanislaus County Office of Education
Bethany Christian Services
There are many different roles that volunteers can fill such as Church Ministry Lead, Host Family, Family Coach, Family Friend and Resource Friend.
Redwood Family Center
Volunteeers needed to help with childcare during bible studies at one of 3 Redwood locations
Center for Human Services
Assist shelter staff with tasks and participate in other activities to provide support to youth and families.
Volunteers needed to be mentors. Mentors are matched with a Redwood Family Center mom to share their hope, strength and experience through discipleship and time together.
LearningQuest and Redeemer Modesto have teamed up to host weekly events for volunteers to build purposeful relationships with people in our community who would like to practice their English.
Youth For Christ
Urgent need for speakers at Juvenile Hall during Sunday service. Church service is from 3-4:00 every Sunday, year round.
The time commitment would be at least once per month.
Downtown Streets Team
Groups will work alongside our Team on beautifying the community. The most valuable part of this project is getting to know and interacting with Team Members, but this also has the bonus of cleaning up the environment.
Groups of volunteers work one-on-one with Team Members on job applications and resumes.
Have a special skill or activity that you would like to share? Volunteers willing to lead activities such as art projects, financial workshops, or play days for the kids are needed!
Assist a newly arrived refugee family as they enroll in benefits.
Groups of volunteers collect all the materials for employment kits ahead of the event and assemble them with Team Members.
Friendly volunteers needed to be drivers to help transport families between day center and shelter site.
Come alongside a new family when they first come to America. Greet them when they arrive, show them around their new community, and do life with them.
Groups of volunteers collect all the materials for hygiene kits ahead of the event and assemble them with Team Members.
Volunteer tutors work one-on-one to help adult learners improve reading and writing skills - many students are below 7th grade literacy levels.
Meet with a refugee weekly in their home to help them learn and practice English.