Opportunities to SERVE

Services

Sunday - 11 AM Worship Service

oPPORTUNITIES TO sERVE

We will have many opportunities to serve over the coming months, some organized through OBC, some through our partners at Backyard Missions, and some through Catholic Charities.

Through OBC

Moving into apartment

  • Strong backs & willing hands!
  • Trucks / Trailers to assist with moving furniture etc. to apartment
  • Furniture dollies

School

  • School enrollment
  • Introducing parents to teachers
  • Ensuring students have all supplies they need
  • Help arrange a method of communication?

Transportation

  • We may need some assistance with transportation to key appointments or just grocery shopping initially.
  • Assistance obtaining a driver’s license – studying / taking the test, learning to drive

Teaching / Practicing English

  • Learning English will be a key need.  We’ll try to connect with some official sources for English training, however scheduled sessions to simply practice English will be helpful.  We’ll need separate sessions for men vs women.

Backyard Missions

As we learn of specific opportunities to help, we will post them here.

 

Volunteer through Catholic Charities

https://www.catholiccharitiesok.org/get-help/refugee-services

https://www.catholiccharitiesok.org/give/volunteer

Housing

  • Apartment Set up

Airport Reception

  • Welcome teams
  • Help arrivals navigate through the airport

Transportation

  • Drivers

Interpretation

  • Translators

Donation Management

  • Warehousing
  • Inventory
  • Sorting/organizing

Education

  • School enrollment
  • Introducing parents to teachers
  • Gathering school supplies

ESL

  • ESL tutors and teachers

Social Security

  • Social security applications
  • Take clients to social security appointments

Medical

  • Take clients to Health Department
  • Take clients to doctor appointments
  • Help clients pick up medications and prescriptions

Legal Aid

  • Pro bono attorneys
  • Asylum applications