"...whose flame is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand glows world-wide welcome..." [Read more]

Helping with school enrollment.

Jacksonville family from Iraq makes good. Haleem and his son beside his own yellow taxi.

Karen youth perform the traditional pole dance.

Mon National Day, celebrated through traditional dance.

Young Chin celebrate their National Day with a traditional dance.

Assistance with job applications.


About Us

Interfaith Refugee Ministry is a refugee resettlement organization whose mission is to encourage parishes, congregations, and other potential co-sponsors to offer hospitality, welcome, and a supportive network of resources for both refugees and those who assist them. Read more


Interfaith Refugee Ministry provides support and orientation to all eligible clients in order to assist them to become self-sufficient economically and to become integrated into American society. Read more


Interfaith Refugee Ministry’s service are intensive, and even with a dedicated staff, the need for volunteers is ever present. Volunteers are college/high school students, church members, and any others who are willing to provide direct services to Interfaith’s clients. Read more

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Latest News

Tragedy in New Bern

March 19, 2015

Three young children in the New Bern refugee community died on Tuesday evening.  They were murdered allegedly by their next door neighbor in an attack that leaves a shocked and grieving community and many unanswered questions.  Many in the surrounding area want to know how to help the family.  If you would like to donate, please click on the $ symbol which will take you to our Donate Money page.  You do not need a PayPal account and you can designate your donation for the family on the message line.


Wilmington office seeks interns

February 28, 2015

Our Wilmington office is seeking interns for the following positions:  Cultural Orientation; Spanish; Refugee Resettlemnt; Non-profit Leadership; Summer Intern to teach English as a Second Language.  For more information on any of these unpaid internships, please contact Sara Pascal at spascal@helpingrefugees.org

Position Available - Wilmington and New Bern

February 28, 2015

Wilmington office has an opening for a full-time Employment/Resource Developer.  Primary reaponsibility is to find employment for refugee clients.  Bilingual or multilingual capability beneficial (but not required), with preference for a current or projected refugee caseload language (Arabic, Burmese, Chin, Kachin, Karen, Kibembe, Kinyamulenge, Kinyarwanda, Spanish, Swahili).  For more information, check out NCWorks Online, Job order: 10350906  Candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to spascal@helpingrefugees.org

New Bern office has an opening for a Case Worker.   Bilingual or multilingual capabilityof one or more of the following languages a plus:  Arabic, Burmese, Chin, Kachin, Karen, Kibembe, Kinyamulenge, Kinyarwanda, Spanish, Swahili.  Fast-paced environment requires muti-tasking, ability to work in a team; facility with computers.  Job order 10342955 can be found online at NCWorks which will give particulars for the position.  Candidates may apply by sending a cover letter and resume to shusson@helpingrefugees.org.