Refugee Home Set-Up Rapid Response Team Volunteer

This program is temporarily suspended. Thanks for your interest!

Program: Refugee Resettlement

Minimum Time Requirements: 3 continuous hours. One-time or ongoing opportunity. Requests for help will be sent out a couple of days before an apartment needs setting up. The first ten who respond will be assigned to that apartment.

Brief Description: Set up apartments before new refugee families arrive in Philadelphia. This set-up includes assembling bed frames, making beds, putting away kitchenware and food, and creating an atmosphere that feels like home.

Will travel be required? Yes. This position requires travel within the city of Philadelphia, primarily South and Northeast Philadelphia.

Are there language needs? No.

Will training be provided? No formal training is necessary but upon notifying us of your desire to volunteer, specific instructions as well as important information about a HIAS Pennsylvania staff member who will be working with you will be provided.

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