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Volunteering at the International Institute of Buffalo

Do you have a passion for human rights?  Would you like to help welcome people to WNY? Are you part of a group that helps others?


Virtual Volunteer Opportunities​

In Person Volunteer Opportunities 

(Not being offered right now due to Covid-19)

Apply here as a virtual HELLO volunteer and apply here for interest in any other program.


Internships are available in all departments and may be arranged by contacting the Institute and your school. The deadline to apply for a Fall Internship has passed, but if you would like to apply for a Spring 2021 internship, the application can be found here. Deadline to apply is Friday, December 18th. See descriptions of each available internship below:

Interpreting and Translation 


Email Jordan Soldaczewski at for any questions about volunteer and internship programs.

Become a volunteer

If you are interested in getting involved, complete our Volunteer Information Form and the Institute’s volunteer coordinator will contact you.

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Support the International Institute

The donation of items and gift cards can assist our clients with setting up their households or easing their burden by providing items needed for to carry out regular day to day activities.

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