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Migrant/Refugee Support Volunteer

Updated: Oct 10, 2023

Migrant/Refugee Support Volunteer

Are you passionate about fostering Cultural diversity and inclusivity in our society?

Are you eager to make a meaningful difference in the lives of immigrants/ ethnic minorities and refugees who have made Ireland their new home?

We are looking for dedicated Indigenous Irish individuals who share our vision of a welcoming and supportive community for all.

At Culture Connect CLG, we believe in the power of unity and understanding.

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where immigrants and refugees can thrive, and we need your help to achieve this goal.

We are searching for volunteers who could support and serve as allies for those who are seeking refuge and a better life in Ireland.

How can you be of help?

In this role, you would be supporting immigrants and refugees as they navigate the challenges of adapting to a new culture and society.

Your responsibilities may include:

1. Cultural Exchange: Sharing your knowledge of Irish culture, traditions, and customs with newcomers, and learning from their diverse backgrounds in return.

2. Language Support: Assisting immigrants in improving their English language skills through conversation practice or language classes.

3. Community Integration: Guiding newcomers in accessing essential services, such as healthcare, education, and employment opportunities.

4. Emotional Support: Being a friendly face and offering emotional support to individuals who may be experiencing the stress of migration.

5. Advocacy: Raising awareness about immigrant and refugee issues, and advocating for policies that promote inclusion and diversity.

Why Volunteer with Us?

• Make a Difference: Your involvement can directly impact the lives of immigrants and refugees, helping them build a brighter future in Ireland.

• Personal Growth: Gain valuable cultural awareness and intercultural communication skills while forging meaningful connections with people from around the world.

• Community Building: Contribute to a more diverse and vibrant community right here in Ireland.

A commitment of 2 to 4 hours per week and monthly network meetings.

This role may require a long time commitment (6 to 12 months or more) but not less than 3 months.

Together, we can create a welcoming and inclusive Ireland where everyone, regardless of their background, can thrive and contribute to our rich tapestry of cultures.

Join us in making a difference!


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