Opportunities to Engage
Join our webinars for community sponsors and volunteers, featuring guest speakers and covering critical topics for supporting refugee families in your communities.
12:00 PM ET
Lunch and Learn: Co-Sponsorship Boundaries and Burnout Prevention
In this webinar, explore effective ways of supporting refugees while safeguarding one’s own well-being. Learn how to establish clear boundaries, manage stress, and prevent burnout in your vital community sponsorship efforts. Equip yourself with the tools for compassionate, sustainable engagement.
12:00 PM ET
Lunch and Learn: Recruiting and Retaining Landlords
In this webinar with Refugee Housing Solutions, participants will learn what resources and recruitment strategies exist to increase their success in recruiting and retaining housing providers who are open to renting to newcomers.
2:00 PM ET
Trauma-Informed Care in Practice
Refugee service providers are dedicated to helping individuals and families who have faced profound trauma. This webinar offers valuable insights into defining trauma-informed care within the refugee context and implementing such practices at both the individual and organizational levels.
Featured Past Webinars
Missed a live Lunch and Learn? Watch the recordings of all our past webinars below.
Home Found: Advice for an Effective Housing Search
During this session with Refugee Housing Solutions, participants learn about tips and advice for an effective housing search for newcomers.
Supporting Refugee Families with School-Age Learners: Tips for Volunteers and Sponsors
During this session, participants learn about best practices and tips regarding supporting refugee families with school-age children.
Sounding Board: A Social Learning Space
Sounding Board is a social learning space for co-sponsorship staff at both the local and national levels to share resources, best practices, challenges, and lessons learned in the field. Meetings are interactive and discussion-based. If you would like to suggest a future Sounding Board topic, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:00 PM ET Register
Communities of Practice
Depending on your role with community sponsorship, when you join a community of practice you will connect with others carrying out similar tasks and responsibilities. You will have the chance to learn how others in similar positions manage, and together share knowledge and best practices.
Refugee Welcome Collective supports communities of practice to meet on a regular basis, and is a platform for sharing lessons learned, materials developed, and further connections and knowledge across communities.
To learn more about joining a community of practice, please complete the expression of interest form below.