Volunteers

There are a wide variety of ways you can build relationships with and serve refugees and asylum-seekers. Listed below are just a few volunteer opportunities. Your first step is to contact Jessica for VOR’s brief online training orientation and questionnaire. After the brief training, we’ll email you a formal volunteer application.
Contact Jessica Hartanov at (949) 374-8794 or jessicah@vorservices.org

Mentoring & Visitation

Visit refugees and asylum-seekers in their homes or invite them for coffee to talk about life. Help them practice their English skills while helping them learn practical skills like how to use public transporation.

Special Community Events

Join the fun as we invite the refugee and asylum-seeker community to outings such as picnics, holiday dinners, movie nights, field trips etc.

Good Neighbor Teams

Get connected with a refugee or asylum-seeking family to help them with every aspect of their transition to life in the United States.

Week-Long Mission Trips

Come serve alongside the VOR Staff for a week, reaching refugees and asylum-seekers in Orange County.

Food Ministry

Help with picking up, sorting, or distributing food to refugees and asylum-seekers on Monday mornings each week from 10am-3pm. 

Job Search Training

Know of any job opportunities? Want to help refugees and asylum-seekers prepare for employment? Then let us know! 

Conversation Partners*

Spend time with a refugee or asylum-seeker that you’re specifically paired with to help him or her improve their English skills.

*Flexible scheduling based on availability.