Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte
Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte offers a variety of volunteering opportunities. At Catholic Charities, volunteers can get involved by organizing donation kits, working in food pantries, or as a volunteer receptionist. Volunteers in the refugee program can help welcome refugee clients to their new home in Charlotte, NC. Click "Volunteer" to learn more.
Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency
CRRA volunteers drive refugees to their appointments, help set-up apartments for new arrivals, sort donations, enroll refugee children in school, assist the agency with administrative duties, provide support in Cultural Orientation classes, coach students studying for citizenship preparation, and/or organize and clean the office. To join their volunteer team and learn more, click "Volunteer."
Volunteers at International House can apply to fill any of their many volunteer positions, including Citizen Diplomacy Intern, Citizenship Preparation Tutor, Summer Literacy Program Tutor (Rising Readers for rising K-3 grade), Events & Social Media Coordinator, Legal Assistant, or a position in our busy Client Services office. Click "Volunteer" to see and apply to any of the International House's volunteer positions.
Latin American Coalition
La Coalición offers volunteer opportunities in areas such as: Advocacy, Human Services, Information and Referrals, Economic Development, Workforce Development, Immigration, and Cultural Events. Click "Volunteer" to see and apply to any of La Coalición's volunteer positions.
ourBRIDGE offers a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your skills, interests and availability. Whether you have just an evening to help staff a fundraising event or have the time to lead a major project, ourBRIDGE has a rewarding volunteer opportunity awaiting your talents. Primarily, volunteers work with kids and help with one on one homework and reading help.
Refugee Support Services
Refugee Support Services connects refugees to the greater Charlotte community by facilitating reciprocal relationships between refugees and Americans through the Fruitful Friendships Program. Refugee Support Services also offers Self-Sufficiency Skills Training and operates a Refugee Help Center. To volunteer at Refugee Support Services, click on "Volunteer."
Southeast Asian Coalition
At the Southeast Asian Coalition, there are plenty of volunteering opportunities. A majority of the volunteers participate in the Citizenship & Know Your Rights Fairs, where they are trained to fill out the N-400, I-912, and I-942. Another opportunity for volunteers is for the Youth Program, as mentors. It is an opportunity to connect with the youths and join us at our annual ROOTs Camp. Additionally, volunteers can support us by helping our civic engagement campaigns.
The YMCA offers English Classes, hosts the New American Welcome Center, runs a Diabetes Prevention Program, and offers a Parents as Teachers Program. The YMCA also offers a multitude of volunteer opportunities. Click "Volunteer" to learn more.
USCIS provides essential introductory information to volunteers in adult citizenship education classrooms or other learning environments. Please click on"Learn More" to begin their training.
If you have expertise or experience in the medical field, housing, the financial industry, law, social services, or working with children, you can apply to join Refugee Support Service's 'Help Team' network.