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Message from Denver Welcome Centers

Message from Denver Welcome Centers

In The News 
On Monday, the New Mexico Governor sued the Trump Administration to try and stop the policy of “quick-releasing” people without facilitating contact with their sponsors. The ask is for the government to return to a “safe release” process it had previously used. No one is sure what the overall impact of that will be on the volume of people released in the long term, but in the short term it could potentially mean less people being released.  

Opportunities To Welcome This Week
Sunday Wash Linens If you were not able to join us this week, but still want to help out, we are looking for a couple of volunteers to pick up laundry from Belong Church on Sunday 6/16 and return to Belong Church on Monday 6/17. Click here for more details and to sign up. 

Monday Sorting Through The Bounty and Generosity
Help prepare to receive the next group. We need from 10 - 20 people to come to Belong Church, Monday June 17 from 11am to 1pm. Please sign up so we are ready for you! Having everything in order makes for a much smoother experience for everyone. 

We’ll make toiletry kits, sort clothes and transport any unneeded (wrong size, too many of an item) items to other partners in the Metro Area. Click here to sign up. 

Monday Train to Become a Site Coordinator! 
We are looking for Site Coordinators to take shifts managing logistics & volunteers at our Welcome Centers. This volunteer position entails:

  • orienting volunteers and responding to their questions
  • communicating with and responding to needs from other sites
  • making sure all volunteer shifts are fulfilled
  • delegating and supervising volunteers to ensure that travel arrangements and other guest needs are fulfilled

To volunteer for this position, one must be English-Spanish bilingual, able and willing to coordinate moving pieces, and meet one of the following requirements: 

  • Have already volunteered with Denver Welcome Centers as a Bilingual Companion or in a similar capacity
  • Have volunteered with Casa de Paz
  • Have volunteered at Annunciation House or another similar border ministry

If you are interested in being a Site Coordinator, join us for a 45-minute Training Webinar on Monday June 17th at 6:30PM. Click here to register. 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If you are not able to make it on the live Webinar, please register as we will send the link to the training to everyone who registers.  

Immigrants are welcome here!

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