Volunteering with Iskashitaa

Volunteering with Iskashitaa can be a one time event or a long standing commitment.  Each volunteer chooses their own level of involvement and responsibility.  But whether you are with us for a day or years, everyone learns something during their time!

All volunteers, interns, and staff attend a training early on in their time with Iskashitaa.  That training is called Refugee 101 and is held each month.  To attend our next training please register on our calendar or contact us for more information.

At our training, you will have an opportunity to learn about Iskashitaa's programs and mission as well as the refugee experience.  Please bring a filled out volunteer application to training. If you are interested in harvesting, you must complete a gleaner's consent form. Click here to download the gleaner's consent form. 

To volunteer with us, we would greatly appreciate it if you used the contact form on our website instead of giving us a call! We will respond to any questions, concerns, or requests promptly.

Volunteering in Groups!

Iskashitaa programs love to have groups come help!  We can get so much done with the extra hands and our refugee friends love to be a part of all the excitement.  Groups are welcome to help with many of our projects throughout the year.  

Groups are welcome on to be a part of our harvests, redistribution days, cooking workshops, and inventory or organization.  In order for your group to make the most out of your time with us, please contact us with a range of dates that work for you, the number and ages of your students, and your group's interest.  We are more than happy to accommodate most dates, interests, and group sizes with at least a month notice.  We would also love to share with your group about our organization and tie our work in with any of your service learning objectives!

If you are interested in volunteering as a group, please click here to download the Initial Questionnaire for Group Volunteering. Send this completed form to volunteer@iskashitaa.org and we will start planning! 

If your group is participating in a harvest, each member must fill out a gleaner's consent form. Click here to download the gleaner's consent form so that you will be ready when you arrive at Iskashitaa to volunteer. 

Volunteering as an Alternative Break Group!

Are you looking to travel with your school or service organization and want more purpose to your journey?  Explore refugee resettlement and the desert with Iskashitaa.  We can help coordinate your trip, informational sessions with refugees, service projects, and even recommend local sites!  Don't miss out on this unique experience!

Please read through our Alternative Break Orientation Packet for more information!

Sign up Here

Are you ready to get involved? Pick an event and a date and sign up below. Just click "register" and give us your information! See you there!
Catalina United Methodist Church (map)
Refugee 101 Info Night -  6-8pm in Room E23 at Catalina United Methodist Church, 2700 E. Speedw...
Catalina United Methodist Church (map)
Refugee 101 Info Night - Thurs, Mar. 12th, 6-8pm in Room E23 at Catalina United Methodist Church, 27...
Iskashitaa Office (map)
We typically harvest on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9:00 AM.  We meet at our office and ca...