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
- ESL Classes (Kent, SeaTac and MLK offices)
- Job Readiness Training Program (SeaTac)
- Elementary Classroom Assistant (Columbia City/Beacon Hill area)
- Early Learning Program Mornings & Early Afternoons only (Lake City, Beacon Hill, & MLK)
- Childcare Training Program (SeaTac)
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.
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 age requirement is 18.
Must pass a background check.
If you are interested in an available volunteer opportunity, please complete the application online.
Once an application is submitted you will be contacted by the Engagement coordinator to complete next steps: orientation, background check and placement.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Benefits of volunteering with ReWA
• 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