Volunteer with USAHello

Do you want to volunteer to help new Americans? USAHello is always looking for committed volunteers to join our organization.

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Volunteer with us!

Outreach Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to help us with on–he-ground outreach this summer! Are you interested in helping USAHello spread the word about our organization? Can you spare 2 – 5 hours of your time during the summer months? This role might be perfect for you. Learn more in the Outreach Volunteer position description.

Interested volunteers should send an email to volunteer@usahello.org (no need to complete the online application below). Be sure your subject line includes “Outreach Volunteer”and your email answers the questions listed in the position description.

Other volunteer opportunities

Interested in completing a volunteer task right now? Micro-volunteers can make a difference for our organization by completing short tasks without having to complete an orientation to USAHello or background check.

FindHello app resource entry

Help build USAHello’s FindHello smartphone app database by adding organizations, programs, and resources you know in your community and around the US. If you don’t already know of programs, just spend a little time doing some internet research and share it with us. Our staff review all entries. You can add new resources on the online version of the app. Just click on the three horizontal lines in the left-hand corner and select “submit resource.”

Research

USAHello has ongoing research needs to support different sections of our website. If you have expertise in a particular area or just are really good at finding information on the internet, consider volunteering for USAHello.

Translate

USAHello currently needs translators to help translate key portions of our website, including our online citizenship course, into newcomer languages.

Fundraise

Host an event in your community, such as asking a local restaurant to donate a portion of an evening’s proceeds. We will work with you to help set up the event.

Other ideas

Do you have another idea of how you could contribute to our organization? Submit an application and let us know.

How do I volunteer?

The first step is to apply for one of our ongoing volunteer opportunities is complete our online volunteer application.

USAHello will work with you to create a position and set goals for your time with USAHello. USAHello is a volunteer-driven organization and is immensely grateful for the hours and talent they bring. We have found our process helps volunteers have fulfilling volunteer experiences. Thank you for your desire to work with refugees and to build inclusive, vibrant communities across the nation.

Volunteer in your own community

If you are seeking a local opportunity in your own community to help refugees or immigrants, use our FindHello app to find services near you.

Free online course: volunteering with refugees

Take our free online course today to help you understand refugee resettlement and gain skills to work effectively with refugees and othe newcomers.

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Welcome Refugees to Your Community

As a community member you can help welcome refugees to your community.

Learn more