Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers represent the spirit of philanthropy by generously investing time and resources in the lives of our newest neighbors in need. At ReWA, volunteers contribute significantly toward the achievement of our mission and goals.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Benefits

  • Acquire skills in teaching ESL/Citizenship/Job Training or tutoring school-aged children
  • Help refugee and immigrant adults gain familiarity with the U.S. culture and community resources
  • Gain knowledge about issues facing newcomer families
  • Learn about the social services available to refugees and immigrants
  • Be a part of an exciting, community-based effort to make a difference in the lives of refugee and immigrant women and their families

Qualifications

Minimum age requirement is 18.

Must pass a background check.

The most important qualification is a desire to work with and help people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In all our volunteer positions, past experience is helpful, but not necessary.

Minimum time commitment

Due to the training and orientation required, we ask that volunteers make a commitment of at least three to six months. Unless other arrangements are made, volunteers are schedules are for at least one  2 – 3 hour period each week. 

Applications

If you are interested in an available volunteer opportunity, please complete the volunteer application and the Engagement Coordinator will contact you within 48 hours.

Orientation

All volunteers are required to attend an orientation before they begin volunteering with ReWA.

Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

We welcome corporate volunteers to our offices. If your office is interested in getting involved please contact our Engagement Coordinator at 206-721-2843.

Service Learning Volunteer Opportunities

Students seeking volunteer hours for college level courses should email our Engagement Coordinator at volunteers@rewa.org with course requirements.