Refugee

Serve Refugees as a mentor with International Rescue Committee

Serve refugees  as a mentor with International Rescue Committee


Project Type

Refugees, Compassion

Location

1210 South Bascom Avenue, Ste. 227, San Jose, CA 95128

Agency or Ministry Name

International Rescue Committee

Website

https://www.rescue.org/volunteer#how-can-i-volunteer

Contact Info:

Email: NorthernCalifornia@Rescue.org

Phone: 408.277.0255

Frequency of Service

Weekly, monthly

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

Orientation and  training given by organization

Serve Refugees as an ESL Tutor

Serve Refugees as an ESL Tutor with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley


Project Type

Refugees, Compassion

Location

Various locations

Agency or Ministry Name

Jewish Family Services Silicon Valley

Website

http://www.jfssv.org/refugee-support

Contact Info: Email

Lori Cinnamon

E-mail: loric@jfssv.org

Phone: 408.357.7467

Frequency of Service

Weekly, 1-2 hours for 6 months

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

Orientation and  training given by organization

Serve Refugees As a Mentor

Serve refugees as a Career Mentor with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley


Project Type

Refugees, Compassion

Location

Various locations

Agency or Ministry Name

Jewish Family Services Silicon Valley

Website

http://www.jfssv.org/refugee-support.html

Contact Info: 

Chad Lama   

Email: chadl@jfssv.org

Phone:408.357.7459

Frequency of Service

Weekly, 1-2 hours

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

Orientation and  training given by organization

 

Be an English tutor


ESL Tutor

Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Contact Info: 

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Weekly

Cost

Cost of supplies

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

TEFL training would be helpful, however can give help with conversations & idioms

Plan an outing for Refugee Men

Plan a Sports Outing for Refugee Men


Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Contact Info:

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Transportation and perhaps cost of sporting event (often tickets are donated)

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Groups- Note: This is ideal for a Men’s Group or Small Group

Training Requirement

None

Share a skill with a Refugee

 

Share a computer skill or help with resume writing


Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Contact Info:

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Group- should have a knowledge base to share

Training Requirement

Personal training or experience with the skill or resume writing

Cook meals for Refugees

Cook a meal for 14 Refugees and have conversation around the table


Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Website

http://www.immanuelhousesj.org/

Contact Info: 

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost of the meal

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Small Group

Training Requirement

Knowledge of Cooking

Bicycle repair for Refugees

Repair bicycles for the refugees assimilating at Immanuel House


Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Supplies for the repair of the bicycles

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Small Group

Training Requirement

Knowledge of bicycle repair methods

Project Type

Christian, Compassion, Refugee

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Website

http://www.immanuelhousesj.org/

Contact Info

Flor Silva 

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

 

Provide Groceries for Refugees

Become a Food Angel at Immanuel by providing groceries to help refugees


Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost of groceries (list provided)

Suited for: Individual or Group

Small Group, Individual or Family. Note: This is a perfect activity for a small group.

Training Requirement

None

Project Type

Christian, Compassion, Refugee

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Website

http://www.immanuelhousesj.org/

Contact Info

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)