Community Outreach & Education
Building And Sustaining Community Collaborations for Refugee Welcome: A Community Engagement Toolkit
A EURITA self-assessment tool to help resettlement and integration practitioners identify the current stage of their community engagement program in the areas of Community Engagement, Identifying Stakeholders, Reception Planning, Community Education, and Refugee Inclusion & Ongoing Coordination, and to better understand the key components of program maturity.
Faces of resettlement reflection questions and lesson plans published by the Cultural Orientation Resource Exchange featuring refugees from Bhutan, Burma, Burundi, Iraq and Sudan sharing their stories.
The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative, a Canadian led initiative, provides countries with assistance for opening up new pathways for refugee protection. Their website includes a guidebook and planning tools for starting a community sponsorship programme, alongside a number of online learning resources and training modules.
Volunteer Engagement & Management
A EURITA handbook that serves as a resource manual and training guide for volunteer mentors providing one on one cultural orientation to refugee families in the community.
This section of the EURITA volunteer management manual outlines guidelines and best practices for working with home-based volunteers following the five stages of the volunteer life cycle.
This section of the EURITA volunteer management manual outlines guidelines and best practices for working with corporate volunteers based on the five stages of the volunteer life cycle.
This final section of the EURITA volunteer management manual contains over 70 templates and resources that are adaptable for your use.
A EURITA self-assessment tool to help resettlement and integration practitioners identify the current stage of their volunteer programming in the areas of Planning, Recruitment & Placement, Orientation & Training, Support, and Post-Service, and to better understand the key components of program maturity.
A EURITA presentation on effective volunteer management. It outlines the five stages of the volunteer management cycle and ways to engage home-based and corporate volunteers.
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This EURITA resource, designed for Cultural Orientation (CO) providers, is a compilation of supplemental lesson plans on eight key topics which are essential to newcomers in Europe and can be incorporated into an existing pre or post arrival CO training.Read more...
A EURITA guidance document for practitioners on implementing standards of cultural orientation (CO) for refugees and asylum seekers. It provides an overview of CO; who should attend, what topics should be covered, modalities for delivery and how to make sessions interactive.Read more...