Volunteers

12 Jun

Speaking Out for Refugees: Summer Edition
Join this open meeting to equip yourself with concrete actions you can take this summer, such as hosting a Shabbat dinner to engage your friends in the refugee response, mobilizing people to make sure Congress fully funds the refugee program, and more. The meeting will be geared towards 20s & 30s who are committed to being part of the Jewish response to the global refugee crisis.
29 Jun

How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training
Join HIAS to learn how to use your legal skills to assist vulnerable asylum seekers in our community obtain secure status.
Volunteers help move furniture for newly arrived refugees in Toledo, Ohio.

For National Volunteer Week, Recognizing Those Helping Refugees

Apr 28, 2017

In honor of National Volunteer Week—a special opportunity each year to thank volunteers who lend themselves to support causes they care about—HIAS is recognizing some of the incredible people sharing their time and talent.
22 Jun

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Volunteer Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
24 May

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Volunteer Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.

From Credit Cards to Savings Accounts, Refugees Learn Financial Savvy from JFS Volunteers

Apr 19, 2017

“It seemed tailor-made, to do something that I would really enjoy and I could add value to,” said Fisher, who holds an MBA and a degree in accounting. “I thought it would be fun, and also very, very worthwhile.”

Attorney Alan Lipsitz: Why I Volunteer with HIAS

Apr 06, 2017

Since joining the HIAS pro-bono legal program last fall, volunteer attorney Alan Lipsitz has been putting his skills to work for asylum seekers in both Washington, D.C. and New York. HIAS attorneys introduced Lipsitz to the intricacies of asylum law, matched him with clients in need of legal assistance and provided guidance and oversight throughout the case.
25 Apr

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Volunteer Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.
24 Apr

How to Successfully Represent an Asylum Seeker: Pro Bono Attorney Training

Join HIAS to learn how to apply your legal skills to protect a vulnerable asylum seeker seeking protection in our community.

Experienced legal advocates will present on the fundamentals of asylum law and how to effectively prepare an asylum application, legal argument, declaration and supporting evidence.

22 Mar

HIAS-CIVIC Letter Writing Volunteer Program
Join HIAS for a monthly program offering compassion and solidarity to asylum seekers in detention through a formal letter writing program with individuals who have requested correspondence, helping them access hope and connection.

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