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Dinner Diplomacy Opportunity
Saturday, January 26, 5:30 p.m. – Global Ties KC seeks two hosts to welcome three visitors each into their home. This special program is for young European leaders regarding "Current U.S. Social, Political, and Economic Issues". Visitors include Parliament members from Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Romania; a Director of Urban Reform from Greece; as well as a Mayor from Latvia. Dinner Diplomacy hosts are asked to pick up their visitors from their hotel, take them home for dinner, then return them at the end of the evening. If you are interested in hosting 3-6 visitors, contact Sarah Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homestay Hosting Opportunity
Global Ties KC is looking for homes within the KC Metro to welcome 6 Ukraine visitors for one week. These professionals are in Kansas City on a program regarding "Roma Issues". They will learn how to engage marginalized communities to promote a more equitable society. Visitors will attend meetings with Global Ties KC from 9-5 p.m. on weekdays, with the weekend available for cultural activities. They ask that families provide a bed, breakfast, dinner, and an authentic American experience. For more information contact Sarah Martin at 816-421-4231 or email@example.com.
Global FC Seeks Volunteers for Multiple Opportunities
Global FC » exists to bridge diverse cultures to come together. Using soccer as a vehicle for transformative impact, the nonprofit supports under-served youth and families including refugees in the Kansas City area with the tools to overcome obstacles to success. They are currently seeking volunteers for numerous positions, including: coaches, assistant coaches, team managers, team mentors, mentors, drivers, tutors, as well as general volunteers. To find out more about these incredible opportunities to impact youth in life transformational ways, contact: Mariya Dostzadah Goodbrake at mariya@branch-global or Ella Munthali at firstname.lastname@example.org.
KC Public Library Seeks Volunteers
Refugee & Immigrant Services & Empowerment is a division of the Kansas City Public Library’s Outreach Department, dedicated to connecting refugee and immigrant patrons and community members to resources for their success. RISE seeks volunteers for the following programs: