Volunteers Needed: Michigan Refugee Assistance Program (MRAP)

Interested in working with & supporting recently resettled refugees in Ann Arbor this upcoming year?

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Check out Michigan Refugee Assistance Program (MRAP), a new organization that is dedicated to assisting refugees and guiding them as they navigate a new world. This organization will be working with resettled refugees and is in need of speakers of the following languages:

  • Russian
  • Chaldean
  • Somali
  • Dari
  • Farsi
  • Tgrinya

MRAP is looking for dedicated individuals who will be able to donate a few hours every other week to help refugees with either translation services, move in, and/or “Welcome to America” cultural training.

Read about MRAP below & If you are interested in being a member of this new org, take a quick survey here. —> https://goo.gl/forms/l07HkFDJZVJ3ODdG2

Want to learn more? 

Read MRAP’s Mission Statement:

“Michigan Refugee Assistance Program is a student-led organization that is dedicated to assisting recently resettled refugees in the Ann Arbor area. Through a partnership with Jewish Family Services, a local refugee resettlement agency, Michigan Refugee Assistance Program acts as a liaison between refugees and University of Michigan students, allowing students opportunities to work with refugees hands-on through several opportunities afforded by Jewish Family Services, including: translation services, cultural competency, and move-in. Michigan Refugee Assistance Program’s primary goal is to assist refugees and to guide them through their new lives in Ann Arbor; In addition, Michigan Refugee Assistance Program hopes to provide a space to humanize refugees as well as to facilitate cross-cultural understanding.”

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