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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, Tigrini or other language, we may be able to use your skill in asssiting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation.

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


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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


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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


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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 asssiting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation.

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


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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


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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: include:
*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


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Conversation Partner - Fredericksburg

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Help us welcome refugees as they adjust to their new lives in the US. Some refugees have a basic knowledge of English, but need to build their confidence and conversation skills. Flexible hours. This volunteer position helps a Refugee navigate their local community. Make a difference to a person in need.

Training covers:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy training


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Donation Management- Fredericksburg

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Help our refugee families feel welcomed! Utilize your organizational skills by sorting and organizing donated household items that are kept in storage units. Also, assistance needed to set-up client(s) new residences using the donated household items upon arrival. Work alongside our dedicated staff.

Training covers:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy Training


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Drivers - Fredericksburg

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Help our refugee families transition into their new lives in the US. Experienced drivers needed using office vehicles to pick up donation(s) from the community at large. Also, drivers needed with transporting client(s) to various types of appointments (ie., ESL class, social security office, DSS, healthcare, etc.). Give back to the community and serve those in need.

Training covers:
Background Check
DMV Record Review


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Employment Assistant

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Help our refugees find employment. Resume helpers meet one-on-one with a refugee client to compose or revise a resume that can be usef or his/her current job search. Clients often need assistance filling out online job applications as well. Help someone in need.

Training covers:
Background Check
Privacy training


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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 asssiting with translating various documents or helping families with interpretation.

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

Training covers:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy Training


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Office Assistant

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Help refugees families adjust to life in the US! Our office operates 9 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday. There are many opportunities to help with clerical work or small projects that help with daily functional performance. Work with a team of dedicated staff.

Training covers:
Background Check
Privacy Training


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Office Assistant

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Help refugees families adjust to life in the US! Our office operates 9 am to 5 pm Monday-Friday. There are many opportunities to help with clerical work or small projects that help with daily functional performance. Work with a team of dedicated staff.

Training covers:
Background Check
Privacy Training


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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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


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Spring 2019 Internships - Arlington

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Spend the semester with MRS learning about the refugee resettlement process in our communities. Supporting our staff, you will provide direct resettlement and employment services to families and help to welcome these new neighbors and move them towards self-sufficiency. Internships are unpaid, but we do assist students seeking college credit.

This opportuny will require:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy Training


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Spring 2019 Internships - Fredericksburg

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Spend the semester with MRS learning about the refugee resettlement process in our communities. Supporting our staff, you will provide direct resettlement and employment services to families and help to welcome these new neighbors and move them towards self-sufficiency.

Training will cover:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy Training


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Spring 2019 Internships - Manassas

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Spend the semester with MRS learning about the refugee resettlement process in our communities. Supporting our staff, you will provide direct resettlement and employment services to families and help to welcome these new neighbors and move them towards self-sufficiency.

Training will cover:
VIRTUS
CPS Training
Background Check
Privacy Training


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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. Female volunteer meets in client's home 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.

This opportunity will require:
Background check
Privacy training
Child protection training


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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. Female volunteer meets in client's home once a week for an hour or two during the day. Start with beginning English and help her feel comfortable in her new community.

Prefer six-month commitment.

This opportunity will require:
Background Check
Fingerprinting
Privacy Training


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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


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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


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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


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2.0: VRSAP Tutor/Mentor/Trainer - Mary Washington

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This opportunity will require:

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


Contact Person: Arielle Reynoso

Contact Phone: (703) 534-9805 x225

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