“MRC is an innovative nonprofit organization blending skills-based education with social entrepreneurship to connect refugees to dignified, fair-wage work in Austin, Texas.“https://www.mrcaustin.org/
- New Leaf Farm Volunteers: The New Leaf Agriculture program connects refugees to sustainable farming opportunities by operating a community garden and a commercial farm. Volunteers help the refugee farm crew build out the twelve-acre regenerative farm.
- ESL Conversation Partner: Support weekly English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the Open Arms Studio.
- Event Volunteer: Help plan and implement events throughout the year, ranging from open houses to an annual fundraising event.
- Submit a volunteer application.
To apply to be a volunteer, go to MRC’s volunteer page.
Or visit their homepage: https://www.mrcaustin.org/
Multicultural Refugee Coalition Locations
Volunteer Opportunities by Interest
- Affordable Housing
- Arts & Culture
- Children & Youth
- Emergency & Disaster Relief
- Faith-Based Outreach
- Foster Care
- Homeless Populations
- International Aid
- Low-Income Neighbors
- Mental Health
- Neighbors with Disabilities
- Other Opportunities
- Sports & Fitness