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Get the latest updates and event listings from the International Rescue Committee in Missoula, MT, and learn how you can help welcome newly arrived refugees.

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How to Help Ukrainian Refugees

In response to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, The IRC offices in Europe quickly mobilized in neighboring Poland, where they are working with partners to assist arriving refugees.

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IRC Missoula is Seeking Summer AmeriCorps Members

The International Rescue Committee in Missoula currently has openings for Summer AmeriCorps Members to help in critical support roles both working with clients and behind the scenes.

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IRC Missoula Transportation Ambassador - Recruiting

Transportation Ambassadors assist IRC casework staff in showing refugee families how to get around town on the Mountain line! Newly arriving families do not have cars, and so assisting them in mastering the public transit is crucial for the freedom to get around and part of how we empower them to become self sufficient. Transportation Ambassadors will work closely with casework staff to schedule trainings with clients and helping them get to and from appointments and other key locations in Missoula.

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How to Help our Afghan Neighbors in Missoula

The IRC in Missoula helps people fleeing violence and persecution rebuild their lives and gain control of their future. We continue to work alongside communities and partners to welcome and support Afghans and refugees from other crisis zones around the world.

Volunteer

IRC Missoula Resource Development Intern - Recruiting

As a resource development intern you will be responsible for assisting the Development Coordinator with various aspects of fundraising, event planning, volunteer recruitment and coordination, and handling in-kind donations. Tasks may include recording donations and responding to donors, answering volunteer inquiries, maintaining records of volunteers and their service hours, processing donations of goods and assisting with the in-kind inventory management. As such, you will be expected to learn about the IRC (history, scope of work, values, etc.), our clients, and core services. All activities will be done in coordination with office staff and under the supervision of the Development Coordinator.

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Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

Update! Watch the October 7th webinar recording on IRC's Afghan Emergency Response in the US

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Fighting hunger among newcomers in the United States

High rates of unemployment and Covid-19 infection among New American community members has contributed heavily to lack of stable access to adequate amounts of nutritious food . Refugees and immigrants have been some of the hardest hit populations in the country, disproportionately experiencing food and nutritional insecurity due to their high rates of employment in “gig economy” and other job sectors like food, hotel, and health which have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Help new American communities combat hunger with a gift to IRC's food security programs in the U.S.

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Celebrating Janvier on World Refugee Day

IRC recognizes one refugee who is the first person in his family to graduate high school in the United States: Congratulations Janvier!

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Celebrating mothers in our community

Right now, more than ever, it feels as if everyone in the world could use a hug from their mother, grandmother, or someone else who feels like a mother to them. This Mother’s Day we got the chance to celebrate these women who mean so much to us all, including the many refugee mothers who inspire us daily.

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Refugees are essential workers in Missoula

Many refugees in Missoula are working on the front lines as essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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