24 May 2010

International Rescue Committee and Health Access Project


INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE AND YOUTH PROGRAM

What? The International Rescue Committee "responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives."

Volunteers:

  • Team up with individual refugee families and visit them once a week to provide friendship and stability to the refugees.

  • Assist refugees with simple tasks such as grocery shopping, practicing English, filling out job applications, paying bills, doing homework, sorting through mail. (Family Mentoring, at least two hours each week for four months).

  • Take refugees to activites around the community to help them feel more connected and welcome here in Salt Lake City.

    Requirements:

  • Driver's License

  • Background Check

    Contact:
    Kaity Dixon
    801-328-1091
    kaitlyn.dixon@theIRC.org



  • HEALTH ACCESS PROJECT (HAP)

    What? The Health Access Project is a non-profit initiative that coordinates charitable medical care for low-income, uninsured residents of Salt Lake County.

    Where? 140 West 2100 South

    Volunteers:

  • Will be medical interpreters in the Spanish language, who are willing to interpret for our HAP patients at their medical appointments.

    Requirements:

  • Driver's License

  • Provide transportation, mileage reimbursement included

    Contact:Victor Antonio Villasmil
    Health Access Project Interpreting Coordinator
    801-412-3993
    You can also e-mail: Jesse Oyler (joyler@healthaccessproject.org
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