ESL Volunteer: RRO offers ESL classes for levels one through four. Classes meet Monday through Thursday, from 10am till 12:30. You may choose how many days you will volunteer. Volunteers float around the classroom, helping individual students or small groups complete their assignments and practice conversation. Volunteers must have patience and English proficiency.
Employment Volunteer: Our “Job Class” meets Tuesday through Thursday, from 1pm till 2:30. You may choose how many days to volunteer. Volunteers work one on one with refugee job seekers to create and edit a resume, search for job openings, complete applications, and prepare for interviews. Volunteers must be proficient in English and able to proofread.
If you have other interests or skills, please contact us to create your own, unique volunteer opportunity.
Refugee Resettlement Office Attn: Volunteer Coordinator 1610 South King Street Seattle, WA 98144
or drop it off personally at our office!
With general questions about volunteering at the Refugee Resettlement Office please send an email to: Volunteer@rroseattle.org
As a Refugee Resettlement Office volunteer, you are covered by the Diocese of Olympia's liability coverage for any acts of negligence that may occur while performing the volunteer activities assigned to you. This coverage does not apply to the use of your personal auto in connection with performing volunteer activities. The liability coverage includes such incidents as injury to your client or accusations of wrongdoing. In other words, as a volunteer, you are covered for any bodily injury or property damage to others resulting from negigence while within the score of your assigned volunteer activities. Liability is not a guarantee of payments. Each claim is investigated and handled on its own merit.