• World Refugee Day

    Join us on June 20th to celebrate refugees in our community with food, music, and more at World Refugee Day!

  • Internship Opportunities

    We're now selecting summer, fall and spring interns. Click the photo for access to our internship opportunities at World Relief Durham.

  • Get paid to set up refugee apartments!

    Help make incoming refugees feel welcome by setting up their first home in the U.S.! We are looking for passionate people, at least 18 years of age, to join our contract worker team. This team creates a warm environment for newly-arrived refugees by gathering basic items and moving them into the apartment. Click this image for more information.

  • 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 an example of transformation happening through relationship.

  • 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

    An Apartment Set-Up Team is a group of at least four people that provide all of the items needed for incoming refugees' apartments. Click this slide to learn more about creating a welcoming home for newly-arrived refugees!

  • Monthly Volunteer Orientations

    Volunteers are required to attend a volunteer orientation in order to serve the refugee community through WRD. Anyone interested is welcome to attend! Orientations generally the first Wednesday of the month. RSVP to this month’s orientation to Kaylee Law, klaw@wr.org

S.E.R.V.E. Toolkit

Have a question about refugee resettlement or volunteering? Check out the S.E.R.V.E. Toolkit, which is a collection of resources that exists to "Serve Each Refugee and Volunteer Effectively.

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WRD Newsletter Archive

World Relief Durham’s newsletter archive is a source for updates, events and information.

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