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

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Food Program Delivery Volunteer

Seeking volunteer delivery drivers who will work with our partner, Village Exchange Center, using their easy-to-navigate food delivery application to deliver bags of fresh produce, toiletries, meals, and more to Afghan clients each week. 

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Resettlement Support Volunteer

An on-call volunteer position supporting newly arrived clients to meet their basic needs. Resettlement Support volunteers can sign up for tasks such as delivering items to client home, transporting clients to appointments or to purchase food and clothing, setting up temporary housing, or creating welcome boxes.

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New Roots Garden Volunteer

The New Roots Volunteers work with refugee clients from differing backgrounds and skills to support them in their gardening journey. It is an opportunity for our newest neighbors to grow food to feed their families and reconnect with their cultural heritage and new communities.

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AmeriCorps Financial Coach

The IRC in Denver is recruiting one full-time person to serve as an AmeriCorps member to provide financial literacy, financial planning, budgeting, saving, and other financial counseling education to refugee and asylee clients — all with an eye toward addressing persistent poverty and helping families build a stronger future. 

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Housing and Logistics Intern

The Housing and Logistics Intern supports our housing team by helping to secure and set up first homes for our arriving refugee families. they assist with preparation for arriving families, visiting apartments to conduct safety and security checks, moving in furniture and household goods, and assisting with administrative tasks

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Dari/Farsi or Pashto Speaker First Friend

A First Friend mentor supports newly arrived Afghan clients. The program is designed to connect Dari/Farsi and Pashto speakers from the community to Afghan clients. 

Announcement

IRC in Denver's FY21 Annual Impact Report

Read more about your impact and the IRC in Denver's work this past year!

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Update on Afghan Arrivals

An update about the current situation for Afghan arrivals in Colorado, including how many people IRC in Denver has resettled so far, the predicted numbers, the impact donor support has, and the gaps that remain to meet needs such as housing and legal assistance.

Announcement

Colorado Gives Day 2021

Support the IRC in Denver this year on Colorado Gives Day, December 7, 2021!

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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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