The COVID-19 outbreak has been scary and disruptive. Yet even as we focus on keeping up with the news and making changes to our daily lives, the world’s refugees and asylum seekers still deserve our attention and support. If you would like to receive updates about our urgent volunteering and donation needs in the Washington, D.C. area during this public health emergency, please fill out our volunteering application here and check “yes” to receive our volunteer newsletter.
HIAS’ global headquarters are located in Silver Spring, MD. Below are several ways you can join HIAS in welcoming refugees and asylum seekers into our communities.
What to know before applying to volunteer with HIAS:
Volunteers must be 18+
Volunteer time commitment will vary depending on volunteer opportunity
Each volunteer’s schedule and volunteering location is unique to the individual volunteer role
Experience or knowledge of a foreign language is not required for most opportunities.
To express interest in volunteering with one of the above opportunities, click here to create a basic volunteer profile.
To express interest in the advocacy and community engagement opportunities listed above, please complete this form.
Please click here for Volunteer Resources.