Ways to get involved

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These opportunities are for Rochester, New York volunteers.

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WELCOME NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Rochester Airport Pick-up: if you are a volunteer who would like to pick up at the airport, call Peter Putz at (585) 729-7400

AIRPORT PICKUP & TEMP HOUSING

Will you be the first US American to greet an international student upon his or her arrival? Take the chance to make a great first impression for Christ and our country!

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RIT Student Welcome Picnic at Ridgeland Community Church – August 22nd 2-5 PM

WELCOME PICNIC-August 22nd from 2-5 at Ridgeland Community Church

Welcome new internationals just before classes start. Come and meet new students and join the fun -- Enjoy conversation, games and food!

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BEFRIEND CURRENT STUDENTS

Rochester Friendship Partner? Use the volunteer application to apply for a student

FRIENDSHIP PARTNERS

Meet one or two internationals to share in typical life activities. Partners keep in touch weekly and get together once a month. Include your partner(s) in special events, or show them around the city and area.

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TRIPS

Host students for a weekend!

Show internationals the beauty of America! Trips range from one day to more than a week. Join students in traveling locally, regionally, nationally, to enjoy the culture of cities and God's creation.

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FRIDAY NIGHT BIBLE & LIFE DISCUSSIONS

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Help students learn about God from the Bible. Many not-yet-Christian students are eager to learn about Jesus, life issues and worldviews.

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THANKSGIVING HOSTING

Add some international flavor to your holiday celebration by inviting some international students to share your holiday meal with you, your family and/or your friends!

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