Thrive: A Refugee Support Program is run primarily by volunteers.  We are currently looking for volunteers who are interested in:

*Helping with the Sunday English class from 11:00 to 12:30.  We need substitute teachers and assistants to play with the kids while the parents are in class!

*Assisting with transportation - currently looking for volunteers to transport people to and from the Sunday English class.  The class is in Wyoming and most of the families live in Kentwood. This is currently our biggest need!

*Assisting with grant writing/ funding development

*Partnering with refugee families as "cultural brokers" - we have several families with special needs right now.  This is currently our biggest need!

*Staff a craft table and booth at a local event or help us with an already planned booth

*Other opportunities may be available depending on interest.


We will work with your school to provide one for you!  We are also offering post- graduation internships for recent graduates who are looking to gain more experience in their field.  Recent graduates from the fields of social work, psychology, sociology, political science and other related fields are encouraged to apply.  We are looking for a commitment of approximately 10 hours a week for one or two semesters for these positions.

Please contact Raquel at (269) 303-3371 or raquel.refugeesupportgr@gmail.com if you are interested in
learning more about becoming a volunteer or intern!



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