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Refugee Housing Set-up Volunteer


Position Description

Help newly arriving refugees by setting up their home to be move-in ready. Make beds, assemble a crib, hang a shower curtain, fill a silverware tray with knives, forks, and spoons, and stock the fridge with groceries. Join us in making an empty apartment a cozy home!

Estimated hours/week:

Twin Cities metro area

More Information

  • Gather all donated goods to be provided upon arrival.
  • Be present for furniture drop-off at housing unit.
  • Assist with set-up and organize home furnishings for refugee arrival.
  • Help organize and track donations at the Institute.

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., with occasional weekend availability. There is a minimum commitment of three months.


Contact Us

Call or email us if you have questions about volunteering.

Rachel Kennedy
Volunteer and Community Partnerships Manager
(651) 377-8663