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Administrative/Office Support

Committee Member

Family Promise

Willing to serve on committees? Memebrs needed for Congregation Relations, Finance, Fundraising, and Fund Development (grants, donors).

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Ongoing

Child Watch Volunteer

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.

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Ongoing

Family Mentor

International Rescue Committee

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

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Ongoing

Immigration Workshops

World Relief

Be a part of helping our immigrant friends as they complete the first step required to become a citizen

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Ongoing

IT Support

Family Promise

Volunteer needed who can provide desktop support and other related tasks.

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Ongoing

Donations Assistant

International Rescue Committee

Donations assistants help locate and organize goods for refugees and help deliver donations to refugees' homes.

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Ongoing

Front Desk Ambassador

International Rescue Committee

Receptionists welcome clients, answer phone calls and assist with a variety of other clerical duties.

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Ongoing

Casework Support

International Rescue Committee

Under the supervision of the Casework Supervisor, casework support volunteers provide services and guidance for newly arrived refugees.  

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Ongoing

Employment Services Support

International Rescue Committee

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.

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Ongoing

Internship

International Rescue Committee

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. 

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Ongoing

 
Education

Become a mentor to  help high school students as they transition to college, and early college students as they prepare for careers.

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6 Cups to College

Stanislaus County Office of Education

Ongoing

 
Encouragement 

Safe Families for Children

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. 

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Ongoing

Loving Our Children

Redwood Family Center

Volunteeers needed to help with childcare during bible studies at one of 3 Redwood locations

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Ongoing

Hutton House Shelter Volunteers

Center for Human Services

Assist shelter staff with tasks and participate in other activities to provide support to youth and families.

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Ongoing

Mentors Needed

Redwood Family Center

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. 

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Ongoing

English Café

LearningQuest

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.

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Ongoing

Juvenile Hall Volunteer Chaplain

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. 

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Ongoing

 
Manual Labor

Clean Up Our City

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.

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Ongoing

 
People In Need

Apply-A-Thons

Downtown Streets Team

Groups of volunteers work one-on-one with Team Members on job applications and resumes.

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Ongoing

Activities and WorkShops

Family Promise

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!

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Ongoing

Appointment Advocate

World Relief

Assist a newly arrived refugee family as they enroll in benefits. 

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Ongoing

Employment Kit Drive and Assembly

Downtown Streets Team

Groups of volunteers collect all the materials for employment kits ahead of the event and assemble them with Team Members.

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Ongoing

Van Drivers

Family Promise

Friendly volunteers needed to be drivers to help transport families between day center and shelter site.

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Ongoing

Good Neighbor

World Relief

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. 

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Ongoing

Hygiene Kit Drive and Assembly

Downtown Streets Team

Groups of volunteers collect all the materials for hygiene kits ahead of the event and assemble them with Team Members.

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Ongoing

Reading and Writing Tutor for Adult Learners

LearningQuest

Volunteer tutors work one-on-one to help adult learners improve reading and writing skills - many students are below 7th grade literacy levels.

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Ongoing

English Tutor

World Relief

Meet with a refugee weekly in their home to help them learn and practice English.

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Ongoing

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