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Prepare a Refugee Family's New Home

Open Opportunity


Make a house a home for a newly arriving refugee family.  
Volunteers come to RST and pick up the apartment key, shopping lists, and Walmart gift card. Then they will go to Walmart and purchase the needed items and deliver them to the client's apartment. At the apartment, they will store the food in the refrigerator, store the housing supplies, and make the beds.

The apartment set-up is also a great way to have a direct impact on a client's new life in America. It is also great for busy volunteers because you can pick up the items in the morning and then complete the apartment setup on your own time after work hours.
Requirement Details
Attend a Volunteer Orientation held every 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at our offices. Volunteers will be asked to sign a background check release form.
PerksYou get to make a significant contribution to the lives of your new neighbors from across the globe.
CausesAdvocacy Arts & Culture Children & Youth Community Crisis Support Persons with Disabilities Disaster Relief Education Emergency & Safety Employment General Service Homeless & Housing Food Insecurity, Hunger Immigrants & Refugees International Legal Services LGBTQ+ Gender Poverty & Basic Needs Victims' Services
SkillsArtistic Help Cleanups Clothing Drives Driving Emergency Service Responder ESL Instructing Food Preparation Help w/People Human Resources Job Readiness Learning/Education Maintenance Public Relations Recreational Activities Teaching Tutoring
14 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 2 Hours

Location: Apartments will be located primarily in North Austin, 500 E. St. John's Ave, Suite 1.280, Austin, TX 78752