Thank you for your interest in volunteering with GERA!

Our volunteer program is an immediate way to make a difference in your community. Our volunteers come from varied backgrounds and are an important part of everything we do.

Please click here for a volunteer application form. Please email the completed form to

We currently have the following volunteer opportunities:

  • Translators. Speak Arabic? Volunteer or intern for us as a translator, supporting our outreach to Syrian refugees, events for refugee families, and children’s enrichment program.
  • English Coaches.  Volunteer to coach adults from refugee families who are enrolled in our ESL program. Tutors provide one-one-one English interactive support to each student during class. No second language required!
  • Children’s Enrichment.  Offer homework help, oversee games and arts and crafts, and other age-appropriate and engaging activities for children.
  • Health Services.  Have a medical, nursing or social work background?Help us make sure refugees understand their health coverage and are scheduled for regular preventive care.
  • Early Response. Help us coordinate our search for housing, furniture, and other basic household supplies in the early stages of refugee resettlement.
  • Finance or Fundraising.  We always need volunteers who can help with grant-writing, fundraising, and non-profit finance and accounting.
  • Public Relations. Comfortable with social media?  Volunteer to help us maintain our blog or website, and supporting our local communications.