Blog

Top 6 Volunteer Opportunities to Help Immigrants in New York

Posted on February 8, 2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

You Have Time to Give?  We Have Options!

As a premier provider of immigrant services in New York, Catholic Charities offers the best volunteer opportunities tailored just for you.

Choose from our Top 6 Immigration Volunteer opportunities for February 2019:

1) Immigration Court Interpreter

  • Lend your Spanish/English language skills and interpret for legal screeners at Immigration Court
  • Monday, February 11, 2019, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Location: New York, NY

2) Immigration Court Screener

  • Meet with prospective clients, gather information about their journey to the U.S. and work with Catholic Charities attorneys help screen people with hearings at Immigration Court
  • Dates available: February 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25
  • Location: New York, NY

3) Immigration Legal Clinic Volunteer

  • Meet with prospective clients, gather information about their journey to the U.S. and work with Catholic Charities attorneys to inform immigrants about their rights and legal options
  • Dates available: February 15, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Location: Ossining, NY

4) Career Mentor

  • Share employment resources, job search assistance and networking support with refugee clients
  • Dates available:  Ongoing
  • Location:  Flexible

5) English as a Second Language Conversation Volunteers

  • Volunteer as a conversation partner, instructor or facilitator to help English language learners improve their conversation skills
  • Dates available:  Ongoing
  • Location: New York, New York

6) Employment Trainer

  • Help recently resettled refugees develop resumes, prepare for interviews, learn basic computer and job-readiness skills and apply for jobs
  • Dates available: Ongoing
  • Location: New York, New York

Volunteers receive FREE comprehensive training to prepare for all volunteer opportunities

Search Volunteer Opportinites!