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For The City

West Campus

Ross Lester

We are so excited you are considering ways to be For the City. We believe that God has called the church to be his primary method for restoration in Austin. As we serve with our non-profit partners, we demonstrate and declare the gospel to our city. We pray that through this, more and more people will see and follow Jesus.

We have highlighted a few ways to get involved that we think are a great fit for our campus. Look around, use our search tool to find the opportunity that is right for you, and then click "connect." Then you will be connected to one of our non-profit partners and be well on your way to impacting the lost and the broken in our city.

 

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Refugee ESL Teacher

English Language Ambassadors

ELA is a faith-based organization that teaches english to refugees in their own apartments. They are seeking teachers to provide english lessons and build relationships with refugees. There is no teaching experience required. Volunteers are asked to complete a background check and attend an orientation meeting.
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Issues: Education, International/Refugee
  • Regions: North, South, Central, East, West
 

Childcare Volunteer

Friendship International of Austin

Friendship International of Austin serves international families by developing friendships. They provide families with English and creative classes, and they help them gain a better understanding of American culture, social customs, and Christianity. They are seeking volunteers who will help provide childcare during their weekly classes and some special events. Prospective volunteers must be 18+ and undergo a background check. Commitment is flexible and can be weekly, monthly, or fill-in as available.
  • Days: Thursday
  • Issues: Children/Youth, Family/Community, International/Refugee
  • Regions: Central
 

Refugee Family Welcome Teams

Refugee Services of Texas

Refugee Services of Texas is a social service agency providing support to refugees and other displaced people. They are looking for people to serve as a welcome team for a vulnerable family. Co-sponsors are usually faith-based, community, and university groups that accept the serious commitment to help refugee families become culturally adjusted, emotionally secure, and ultimately self-sufficient as they begin their new lives in Austin. Co-sponsors offer refugees a higher form of support through friendship, along with basic resettlement services like orientation to a new environment and culture, building language skills, providing transportation to medical appointments, and assistance with initial housing, food, and clothing. Refugee Services of Texas offers trainings and education for individuals and groups who are interested. A typical co-sponsorship opportunity lasts for three months. Volunteers should be open to working with diverse populations and able to safely transport clients.
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Issues: Family/Community, International/Refugee
  • Regions: North, Central, East, West
 

Refugee Employment Volunteer

Caritas of Austin

Caritas of Austin works with individuals and families experiencing homelessness and poverty. They are looking for volunteers to support their refugee clients seeking employment and financial stability. Volunteers will be under the guidance of a Caritas Employee Specialist and will develop skills in assisting refugees from various countries, including Burma, Bhutan, Cuba, and Iraq. Volunteers must be 18 or older.
  • Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Issues: Family/Community, International/Refugee, Job Training
  • Regions: Central