Training

VOLUNTEER TRAINING & ORIENTATION

JANUARY, 2018

Saturday, January 27      9:00 AM to NOON
Hillside Church
930 E James Street  —Kent, WA 98031
9:00 AM— Soft Start
9:30 Training  Begins
12:00 Training Concludes

The Welcome Home orientation, featuring founder, Dan Samuelson, is fast moving, involving and encouraging. Through story telling, practical information and easy-to-master how-tos you will get a feel for the refugee community in our neighborhood and learn some very easy to implement techniques for adding a foreign born family to your circle of friends.

Welcome Home Refugee and Immigrant Services equips and mobilizes people to become friends with their new neighbors.
The training is a user-friendly experience to gain a deeper understanding about the current status of refugees that will help participants identify opportunities to support refugees in their communities, and connect with others engaged in befriending our new neighbors.

Program Elements

  • Instruction by Dan Samuelson, Director of Welcome Home
  • Learn about refugees in our community
  • Pathways to action for making a difference.
  • Opportunitiy for free-will donations.

How will you benefit from this Welcome Home Seminar?

  • A deeper understanding about the context of refugees in the Seattle area and the impacts of our local immigrant communities.
  • Awareness of refugees’ challenges, opportunities and needs.
  • Exposure to the key immigrant-related organizations and how to support them.
  • Improved tools for leading action on behalf of refugees.
  • Meaningful connections with other participations.

FAQs
Q: Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Minimum age 16.

Q: What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?  Plenty of room for free parking.

Q:  How can I contact the organizer with any questions?  Of course!  Please email dans@welcomehome.buzz

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE MANY VOLUNTEERS AND INTERESTED FRIENDS WHO PARTICIPATED IN OUR PAST EVENTS
Saturday, September 23

THANK YOU Journey Church

Sunday August 27, 2017
THANK YOU Aurora Nazarene Church

Sunday, July 9, 2017
THANKS YOU Living Hope Nazarene Church;

Thanks to all who attended and especially to our first graduating class of volunteers now ready to make new friends!