Harrisonburg, Virginia

Immigrant Resource Intern

NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center -- Harrisonburg, Virginia

1 year term
Ages 20+
Dean House

 

 

​NewBridges is looking for a compassionate person open to a range of experiences with the local Hispanic population. NewBridges works at helping people with immigration-related needs as well as answering housing/financial/legal questions.


Candidates should be excited to work with and learn from a local nonprofit organization, interested in living in community, and willing to make a one-year commitment. They should also be energetic self-starters with good problem-solving skills, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. 

Volunteers are people on a spiritual path and are comfortable engaging with Community Mennonite Church, the sponsoring congregation for the Dean House Voluntary Service unit.




 Program info

 

 

Dean HouseDean House<p><strong>Join a community</strong>—The Dean House Voluntary Service Unit is located in the heart of downtown Harrisonburg, and across the street from its supporting congregation. Stay locally in Harrisonburg and continue to enjoy the college town full of cultural and linguistic diversity, thriving arts scene, and nationally recognized outdoor recreation opportunities. Take advantage of the proximity to Shenandoah National Park, Charlottesville and Washington, DC.</p><p><strong>Join a congregation</strong>—Community Mennonite Church is a growing, multi-generational, and welcoming congregation. Many CMCers are engaged with the local community through education, justice and service work. VSers are invited to participate in congregational life through Sunday morning worship, small groups, weekly kids club, Sunday school, church activities and more.<br></p><p><strong>Join a cause</strong>—Placement options are varied and involve community organizing, immigrant justice, healthcare access, and others.</p>

 Program site

 

 

http://cmcva.org/apply-for-our-mvs-unit/, Dean Househttp://cmcva.org/apply-for-our-mvs-unit/, Dean House

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