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Employment Assistant

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Help our refugees find employment. Coaches from the professions - medicine, engineering, accounting, law - are especially needed! Work alongside MRS employment specialists to help refugee familes become self-sufficient. Help with resumes, cover letters, online job applications, coach our clients one-on-one!

These volunteer opportunities may require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Interpretation and Translation Assistant

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Help our refugee families adjust to life in the US! If you are fluent in English as well as Arabic, Dari, Farsi, French, Amharic, Pashto, Urdu, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrigna or other language, we may be able to use your skill in assisting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation.

These volunteer opportunities may require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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English Tutor and Mentor/Children - Manassas

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Help our refugee families. Work with children and teens to increase their English language skills and help with other homework/school needs. Can also serve as a mentor to help youth experience events and opportunities in the local community. Make a difference.

Training covers:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy training


Contact Person: Emily Wood

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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VRSAP Assistant

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VA Refugee Student Achievement Project needs your help! As the VRSAP Assistant, you will support our staff in:
*Orienting and enrolling new families to their local schools; assisting with paperwork
*Monitoring academic progress of students
*Maintaining regular communication with schools and parents
*Encouraging refugee parents to play an active role in their childrens education
*Maintaining refugee student database to track participation

This volunteer opportunity will require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Companion for Older Refugees - Arlington

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Help us support older refugees as they adjust to their new lives in the U.S. Some refugees have a basic knowledge of English, but need to build their confidence, conversation skills and comfort with navigating life in the U.S. Time commitment is flexible.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Companion for Older Refugees - Fredericksburg

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Help us support older refugees as they adjust to their new lives in the U.S. Some refugees have a basic knowledge of English, but need to build their confidence, conversation skills and comfort with navigating life in the U.S. Time commitment is flexible.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Companion for Older Refugees - Manassas

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Help us support older refugees as they adjust to their new lives in the U.S. Some refugees have a basic knowledge of English, but need to build their confidence, conversation skills and comfort with navigating life in the U.S. Time commitment is flexible.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Drivers- Arlington

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Daytime drivers needed! While driving a client to a daytime appointment you have the opportunity to help the client feel welcome in the community. Help provide cultural orientation, talk about life in Northern Virginia, explain American holidays, practice mock job interviews, sing songs with the kids, etc while driving to appointments. Half-day commitment, once a week.
May drive personal vehicle or agency vehicle.
Driving authorization required. Valid Driver's License necessary.

This opportunity will require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training
DMV Record Review


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Drivers- Manassas

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Daytime drivers needed! While driving a client to a daytime appointment you have the opportunity to help the client feel welcome in the community. Help provide cultural orientation, talk about life in Northern Virginia, explain American holidays, practice mock job interviews, sing songs with the kids, etc while driving to appointments. Half-day commitment, once a week.
May drive personal vehicle or agency vehicle.
Driving authorization required. Valid Driver's License necessary.

This opportunity will require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training
DMV Record Review


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Conversation Partner - Arlington

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Many of our clients are at-home moms who can be isolated and have difficulty accessing English classes. Volunteers meet once a week for an hour or two during the day. Start with beginning English and help her feel comfortable in her new community. Many of thse clients live in the Alexandria City, Manassas, and Woodbridge areas.

Prefer six-month commitment.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Conversation Partner - Manassas

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Many of our clients are at-home moms who can be isolated and have difficulty accessing English classes. Volunteer meets once a week for an hour or two during the day. Start with beginning English and help the client feel comfortable in their new community.

Prefer six-month commitment.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

Click here for details or to sign up

Donation Management- Arlington

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We often need to organize our donations and make them ready to distribute to our refugee clients. If you can only help every now and then, this might be the position for you! And groups could get together for a morning or afternoon of sorting and organizing. We also need strong backs to help with pickup of donated furniture and need someone on an occasional Saturday morning in our Manassas warehouse. Schedules are based on your availability.

These volunteer opportunities may require:
Background check
Privacy training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Donation Management- Manassas

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We often need to organize our donations and make them ready to distribute to our refugee clients. If you can only help every now and then, this might be the position for you!

We also need strong backs to help with picking up of donated furniture.

Schedules are based on your availability.

These volunteer opportunities may require:
Background check
Privacy training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

Click here for details or to sign up

Special Events Volunteer

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Periodically, MRS plans fun events for our refugee familes requiring assistance with planning and implementation. Opportunities could include chaperoning at a pro-soccer game, a field trip to a country farm, our end-of-the-year student banquet, or the annual celebration of World Refugee Day. These events require only a short-term commitment. Check to see what is coming up soon!

These volunteer opportunities may require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

Click here for details or to sign up

Special Events Volunteer

Overview //

Periodically, MRS plans fun events for our refugee familes requiring assistance with planning and implementation. Opportunities could include chaperoning at a pro-soccer game, a field trip to a country farm, our end-of-the-year student banquet, or the annual celebration of World Refugee Day. These events require only a short-term commitment. Check to see what is coming up soon!

These volunteer opportunities may require:
Background check
Privacy and child protection training


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

Click here for details or to sign up

VRSAP Tutor/Mentor/Trainer - Mary Washington (2.0)

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This opportunity will require:

Child Protective Services training
Cleared driving record (if driving clients)


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Refugee Youth Mentor

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Help refugee youth navigate their new communities as a mentor! Mentors will help their mentees with professional development, academic guidance, and civic engagement.

Amdist CDC advisement to limit person-to-person contact, we are suspending in-person mentoring but continuing with virtual mentoring by phone, FaceTime, and zoom. Now is a great time to join the team! We can process your paperwork remotely and offer resources and training to work with your mentee. Participants in the program are still attending online classes, completing college applications, seeking new and creative ideas for employment, and more. Mentoring is critical now and always for our program participants. Thank you for considering joining the Mentoring Youth in Virginia team.


Contact Person: Emily Wood

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Virtual VRSAP Tutor/Mentor/Trainer - Marymount

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The Virginia Refugee Student Achievement Project (VRSAP) needs your help! As the VRSAP Assistant, you will support our staff in:

*Orienting new families to their local schools; assisting with paperwork
*Monitoring academic progress of students
"Maintaining regular communicationw ith schools and parents
*Encouraging refugee parents to play an active role in their childrens education
*Tutoring student in whatever subject they may need help with


This opportunity will require:


Child Protective Services training
Criminal Background Check
Cleared driving record if driving clients

Please note that thie opportunity is for Marymount Students


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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MYVA/SOR Pen Pals

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THIS OPPORTUNITY IS FOR MYVA PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS ONLY!

As a MYVA/SOR Pen Pal, you will send pen pal letters to our senior refugee clients! Be a friend to a senior in need. Training will be provided. Adult Protective Services training required.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

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Summer 2021 Newcomer Services Internship

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Spend the summer with CCDA Newcomer Services programs learning about the refugee resettlement process, legal immigration, and workforce development services in our communities. Supporting our staff, you will provide direct services and help to welcome these new neighbors and move them towards self-sufficiency. Internships are unpaid, but we do assist students in seeking college credit. Opportunity will be a hybrid of remote and in-person work, so applicants must be local.

Background check and additional training will be required.


Contact Person: Volunteer Manager

Contact Phone: (703) 851-6388

Click here for details or to sign up

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