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World Refugee Day in WNY Volunteer Sign-up
"World Refugee Day" is a global event initiated in 2000 by the United Nations. Here in Western NY, we want to celebrate people of all kinds who add great diversity to our communities. Our goals are to:
- Empower refugees and newcomers/new citizens
- Build community among refugees and newcomers/new citizens
- Increase community awareness of refugees and newcomers/new citizens
- Create a welcoming environment for refugees and newcomers/new citizens
- Highlight refugee and newcomers/new citizen successes
This event is supported by and affiliated with many organizations and communities throughout Buffalo.
Event will be on Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30 at La Salle Park in Buffalo, NY. The event will run all day from 8am to 8 pm.
This form is meant to provide event staff with an understanding of how many people would like to volunteer and in what capacity. Following this form the volunteer coordinator will contact those who responded to learn more about their interests.
For more information please contact Volunteer Coordinator Kara Smith at
with [Volunteer] in the subject line.
Your Full Name
Are volunteering as part of a group? If so, what group?
How old are you?
Under 18 years old
18 years or older
Phone Number (include area code)
What is the best way to contact you?
Have you volunteered at a past World Refugee in WNY event?
How did you learn about this volunteer opportunity?
Social Media (Facebook)
What area are you interested in working in?
Check all that apply. These are tentative event components and subject to change.
Soccer tournament (either Saturday or Sunday)
Volleyball tournament (Saturday)
Event set-up and clean-up
Medical assistance (medical students/healthcare providers)
Would like to be a task leader or co-leader (commit to attending planning meetings and organize one of the activities)
Willing to assist with any activity (other than task leader)
When are you available on Sunday, June 30, 2019? (or Saturday, June 29 if soccer or volleyball volunteer)
Check all that you want to commit to. We will assume the timeslots you check are the timeslots you will be present for. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Volunteer Coordinator.
June 29, 7am-10am (volleyball or soccer)
June 29, 10am-1pm (volleyball or soccer)
June 29, 1pm-4pm (volleyball or soccer)
June 29, 4pm-7pm (soccer)
June 30, 7am-10am
June 30, 10am-1pm
June 30, 1pm-4pm
June 30, 4pm-7pm
June 30, 6:30pm-8:30pm (clean-up)
Would you be able to attend a volunteer training on one of the following days?
This is a tentative training date.
Tuesday, June 25 at 5:30 pm
Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 pm
No, I cannot attend at either of those times.
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