• Transformation Happens through Relationship

    Kate Magee, a UNC medical student, realized that cross-cultural relationships changed her life while living in East Africa.   See how Kate’s life is being transformed through building relationships with her neighbors locally.

  • Form a Welcome Team

    A Welcome Team is a group of two to eight volunteers who pick up newly-arrived refugees from the airport and transport them back to their new apartments, also providing them with a ready-to-eat, culturally appropriate meal. Click this slide for more information.

  • We have raised the bar for Good Neighbor Teams!

    Good Neighbor Teams (GNTs) are groups of four to twelve people that partner with specific refugees in extensive friendship and ministry. They also help them adjust to the U.S. There is now step-by-step protocols and trainings for GNTs. Check it out by clicking this slide, or contact Kaylee Law, klaw@wr.org, for more information. 

  • Form an Apartment Set-Up Team

    After traveling many hours, refugees need a comfortable home to live and recharge. Click this image for more information about forming a team.

  • Monthly Volunteer Orientations

    Volunteers are required to attend a volunteer orientation in order to serve newcomers through World Relief of the Triangle. Additionally, anyone interested in learning more about WRT are welcome to attend. Orientations occur (in general) the first Wednesday of the month. RSVP to this month’s orientation to Kaylee Law, klaw@wr.org.

S.E.R.V.E. Toolkit

The “Serve Each Refugee and Volunteer Effectively” toolkit is a resource provided by World Relief Durham to assist volunteers working with refugees and the newcomer community

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