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Ways To Help

There are many different ways that you can make a difference.  These are the roles that we have available within our organization.  The time commitments listed are the minimum required. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer and want to see how you can make a difference in the lives of others, click the button below to get started.

Advocacy Team

Position: Advocate

Description: This individual will meet with new refugee families and complete initial and periodic needs assessments. They will collaborate with other volunteers to see that they are matched to applicable resources such as the DI Coordinator, Storehouse Manager, Financial Literacy Coordinator, or a Health and Wellness Coordinator in order to provide wrap-around support for refugees as they identify their barriers to self-reliance. This individual will help answer refugee’s questions, listen to concerns, and guide them through the process of cultural integration to ensure they have the support they need. 

Time Commitment: Eight hours once a month. Six-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: No

Home Goods Resource Team

Position: Deseret Industries Coordinator

Description: This individual will help refugees obtain needed furniture, household items, and clothing from Deseret Industries. This involves meeting refugees at the DI and assisting them as they choose needed items, teaching women who have never shopped before learn how to keep track of costs and stay within a given budget, and coordinating delivery for large furniture items.

Time Commitment: Eight hours once a month. Three-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: No

Public Affairs/ Research Team

Position: Researcher

Description: This individual will research existing resources to help refugee families with rental assistance, employment searching, legal questions, domestic violence protection information, and other needs as they arise.

Time Commitment: Once hour once a week. Six-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: Yes

Cultural Liason Team

Position: Cultural Liaison

Description: This individual represents the demographics we serve and helps all involved understand the cultures in which we serve.

Time Commitment: One hour once a month. Six-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: Yes

English Circles Team

Position: English Mentor

Description: Practice speaking English with an immigrant/refugee woman

Time Commitment: Once a week for twenty minutes. Three-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: Yes

Health and Wellness Team

Position: Health and Wellness Coordinator

Description: Provide health education to refugees and advocate for them as they address their physiological and psychological needs

Time Commitment: Four hours once a month. Six-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: No

Financial Literacy Team

Position: Financial Literacy Coordinator

Description: Educate clients on how to build a budget, build credit, and save.

Time Commitment: Four hours once a month. Six-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: No

Driving Mentor Team

Position: Driving Lesson Coordinator

Description: Practice driving with an immigrant/refugee woman who has obtained her driving permit

Time Commitment: Four hours once a week. Three-month Commitment.

May be done Virtually: No