Volunteers

Volunteers Allow HIAS' New York Clients to Weather the Pandemic

Aug 26, 2020

HIAS volunteers help with everything refugees and refugee seekers need to live stable lives, from providing for basic needs to career mentorship and English tutoring.

When Refugees Need Help, HIAS Volunteers Step Up

Jun 09, 2020

More than 1,700 volunteers help HIAS clients get the services they need to thrive in the United States.

No--Thank You! Recognizing HIAS Volunteers

Jul 15, 2019

The people who help HIAS to function at its best are the people who give: of their time, their skills, and their hard work.

Small and Mighty: Utah Assembly Shows Strength and Welcome

May 30, 2019

The recent Jews for Refugees Assembly in Salt Lake City helped people to learn more about refugee issues in their local area and to raise their voice together as part of the broader American Jewish movement for refugees.

Girl Scout Looks Out for Refugees

Apr 25, 2019

Radha Carollo, a Girl Scout, has helped refugees in many ways--and she wants you to do the same.

Volunteer Spotlight: Teaching English and So Much More

Mar 22, 2019

Neal Smith, a HIAS volunteer, uses his English skills to support refugee clients.

Celebrating a Refugee Thanksgiving

Nov 21, 2018

It’s pretty easy to come up with things about Thanksgiving: family, food, turkey, etc. But what if it’s your first Thanksgiving? What do you do?

A Little Help From a Lawyer Can Mean a Lot: Reflections From the Border

Aug 30, 2018

HIAS sent a legal delegation of volunteers, staff, attorneys, and translators to the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas.

Dear Real Person: Writing Letters to Detainees

Aug 22, 2018

HIAS volunteers write letters to thousands of detainees.The letters remind detainees that they have not been forgotten.

Resettled Syrian Refugee Graduates Top in Class

May 18, 2018

“The strength of the American community comes from diversity,” he says.

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