Attend a Refugee Cultural Night
We have quarterly cultural nights where you can learn from refugees about their experiences.
If you have a group larger than 5, please sign up on the “Cultural Night” link. Our next cultural night will not be until April 2023.
Date:Wed, April 26th
2500 S State St-
Salt Lake City
Perfect for workplaces, schools, neighborhoods, or anyone who wants to make an impact. Pick out a kit from our 'Give' page and organize efforts to get the items donated, assembled, and delivered.[email protected] Learn More
Refugee Youth Mentor
Refugee Youth Mentor Summary:
Youth Mentors will be matched with one of our recently arrived refugee youth for one year in the program. The mentees are anywhere from late Elementary to High School age.
The Mentor’s role is to be a friend to their mentee. Help them adjust to a new cultural environment, discover and develop their strength, and engage with others and the community in positive ways. You will plan fun and meaningful activities to do with your mentee.
Groups Allowed: This opportunity is best suited for individuals.
Age Requirements: 21+
Court-ordered Volunteer Hours: This role is not suited for those wishing to complete court-ordered volunteer hours.
Background Check Required: Yes
• Catholic Community Services •
Youth Tutors will be matched with refugee youth from our Refugee Foster Care program or a refugee family in our Refugee Resettlement department. These matches will include youth from early elementary to high school. You will be asked to support them in their education through tutoring as they navigate online learning. We are now recruiting volunteers to begin volunteering in this capacity in late summer and early fall. Volunteers may be matched sooner based on client needs.
Teach English and Other Skills
• English Skills Learning Center •
The ESL Center provides specialized, FREE English & skill-based classes to adult language learners to help elevate their lives. Classes are taught by highly trained volunteers under the supervision of the ESL Center's professional staff and are held in locations that are convenient for students.
Help Refugees Develop their Professional Skills
• Global Talent •
Volunteers play a meaningful role in transforming skilled new Americans’ lives by sharing knowledge of U.S. workplace culture and expectations, industry insight, and best practices.
Whether you have a few hours a month or several hours a week to offer, our job seekers are eager to benefit from your expertise and guidance.
See the linked PDF for more details!
Eagle Scout Project
We love working with Eagle Scout candidates. To start a project, please review and print the PDF below and then call (801)-871-5903 with any questions.
Per the request of Boy Scouts of America, Scouts must call and organize their own project.
Please have a parent or scout leader present when you call.
Sewing Teacher Volunteers
• Refugee Education and Training Center •
We are always recruiting volunteers for our Refugee Sewing program! This exciting program will be revitalized with brand new curriculum and a new cohort this January! Your support will make a huge impact on these women.
Our curriculum ranges from the basics, to repairs and alterations, and even a partnership with Cotopaxi. This program has incredible room for growth, and we hope you will become part of our community!
Contact Gerald Brown
Unaccompanied Minor Foster Care
• Catholic Community Services •
For nearly 30 years, CCS has provided specialized foster care services to hundreds of unaccompanied children from around the world. These children entered the U.S. without their parents or an adult to care for them.
• Good Samaritan Foundation •
Attend an orientation with Good Samaritan Foundation. Learn about multiple programs to volunteer with and mentor refugees.
Know Your Neighbor
• SLC Mayor's Office •
Mentor with the Know Your Neighbor program run by the SLC Mayor’s office. There are three different opportunities within this program: family mentoring, skills share, and program volunteers.
Tuesday Morning English Language Tutors
• Good Samaritan Foundation Utah •
Help adults learn to communicate in the English language in a comfortable, one-to-one or small group learning environment, under the direction of a highly trained professional teacher. You can also click here for more details.
New Ways to Get Involved
Check back periodically. These opportunities will change according to needs in the local refugee community. If you are a refugee provider and are interested in adding an opportunity, email us at the address below.[email protected]
Questions? Contact our coordinator: 801-871-5903