What type of volunteer opportunities are available through RAP?

RAP works with 4 partner organizations in the D.C. area, including the International Rescue Committee, the Ethiopian Community Development Council, Catholic Charities, and Human Rights First. Through these organizations, we have three distinct types of volunteer opportunities:

  • Family Mentors: Provide community and public transportation orientation to a recently resettled family, in addition to specific needs as identified. Generally provide friendship and support as one of the family’s first friends in the D.C. area (6 month commitment)
  • Pre-Employment Mentors: Help clients navigate their job search in the D.C. area by assisting them in creating a professional packet and online presence they can present to employers (3 month commitment)
  • Tutors: Assist both children and adults with English instruction and homework help (6 month commitment)