Get Involved

We are so grateful to live and work in such a welcoming community! Are you looking for ways to connect with local refugees and immigrants?

Check out our available opportunities below!

Photo Credit: Michelle Johnsen

Donate

CWS Lancaster maintains a Donation Hub of supplies for newcomers in need of home items. Here you will find our list of items that we accept as well as our donation policy.

Volunteer

We offer both individual and community/faith group volunteer opportunities!

Educate

Invite CWS Lancaster staff to come speak in person or virtually for a business/ organization presentation, Sunday school lesson, sermon, or an educational forum.

Advocate

Contact your representatives. Sample Script: “I’m your constituent from [CITY/TOWN] and I urge you to protect refugees and rebuild the U.S. refugee resettlement program by cosponsoring the GRACE Act (S.1088/H.R.2146).”

RENT TO NEWCOMERS

Are you a landlord or property manager? Our Resettlement Program works to ensure clients understand their rights and responsibilities as tenants. Learn how you can engage with this population:

HIRE NEW NEIGHBORS

Are you a business owner or Human Resources representative that is looking for employees? Our Employment Program works to ensure that clients are connected to sustainable careers. Learn how you can provide lasting support for refugees and immigrants through job offerings:

Questions about getting involved? Contact us!

Rachel Helwig: Development and Communications Coordinator

Email: rhelwig@cwsglobal.org Phone: 717.358.9276

Andrew Mashas: Community and Faith-Based Engagement Specialist

Email: amashas@cwsglobal.org Phone: 717.358.9276

Haleigh Whitney: Communications Specialist

Email: hwhitney@cwsglobal.org Phone: 717.358.9360