Related Program: Refugee & Immigration Services
The American Friend Volunteer is matched with a refugee family to help and support integration into their new community. AFV helps reinforce key cultural orientation topics, AFV helps family members practice new skills like riding the bus, walking to school, doing laundry, taking out the trash, etc. AFV often form lasting bonds with families during the course of their relationship. This position is perfect for those who are outgoing, enjoy lots of activities and helping others become independent & self-sufficient. Practice our core values Hospitality & Compassion.