United Church of Christ


Community Refugee and Immigration Services (Columbus)

Mission: Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) is an independent non-profit organization that serves the growing refugee and immigrant populations in Central Ohio. It has over 50 staff members that hail from more than 15 countries with many languages represented.  Its goal is to help refugees and immigrants reach and sustain self-sufficiency and achieve successful integration into the central Ohio community.  (www.crisohio.org/)

Volunteer Position:  Community Relations Associate

Period:  6-12 month placements

Apply by:  3 months prior to requested service date

Housing:  Host Family

Minimum Age:  21 years