Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the HIAS NY Legal and Asylum Volunteer Program! This page is intended for those living in the NYC metro area. If you are outside of the area, please click here to be connected to local volunteer opportunities.
If you're interested in volunteering with migrants and asylum seekers who have arrived in New York over the last year, please click here to fill out our interest form.
We currently only onboarding direct service volunteers who have high need skills. This includes the following languages: Dari, Pashto, Amharic, Ukranian, Russian, and Spanish.
We will announce via our monthly newsletter when we recruit and onboard our next general cohort of direct service volunteers. Please create your basic profile on Better Impact in order to stay up to date with opportunities to volunteer with HIAS in the greater NYC area. You can find more information about available volunteer roles below.
Volunteer opportunities for individuals in New York include:
Long term volunteer roles
Short term volunteer roles
Other volunteer roles
For group volunteering inquiries, questions, or accommodations, please contact us at NYCvolunteer@hias.org.
Thanks again for your interest. We look forward to connecting with you!
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Drawing on our Jewish values and history, HIAS provides vital services to refugees and asylum seekers around the world and advocates for their fundamental rights so they can rebuild their lives.