One of the most valuable resources community members can give in support of those we serve is their time. Please join us in a life-changing opportunity to learn, serve, and give to those in the most need.


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Volunteers play a critical role in several of our programs. A few sample opportunities are listed below, however our volunteer needs are constantly evolving. To receive information about our current volunteer needs and opportunities, click the “Apply Now” button above.

English Class Assistant:

Assist refugees and immigrants learning English as they acclimate to their new home

Administrative Support:

Help keep our agency running by supporting administrative staff in a variety of ways at our downtown location

Refugee Youth After-School Volunteer:

Support our after-school programs serving youth from 8-17 with homework and other pro-social activities

Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Center Volunteer

Support victims of trafficking by assisting our Trafficking In Persons department


Impact Campus Ministries- Trafficking In Persons Program Volunteer Group

In FY2020 alone, 35+ volunteers from this amazing volunteer group completed 86+ volunteer hours. Projects included the beautification of the outside of the TIP Drop-In Center, organizing food bank donations, collecting/donating 90+ furniture and household items, and moving donated items to furnish 2 housing units specifically designated for victims of human trafficking.

Stephanie – ESL Program Volunteer

Stephanie has been a volunteer in RIC-AAU’s ESL program for over a year. She assists the Level 1 ESL classes and has recruited friends and family to volunteer as well. She sponsored a movie field trip for ESL students and recently earned her TESOL certification to help teach. This year, she was recognized as the Exemplary Partner of the Year. Thank you, Stephanie!


Emily Lindner

Volunteer Coordinator