We have curated a multimedia library of content developed both by Switchboard and by former ORR-funded TA providers. You can browse the library by resource type, view a full list of uploads, or use the search area to access content by topic, author, year, and more.

Guide: Volunteer Management Handbook for Refugee-Led Organizations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 3, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
This comprehensive handbook provides guidance on volunteer management to refugee-led organizations, including ethnic community based-organizations (ECBOs).

Tool or Template: Grant Writing 101 – Self-Assess Your Proposal

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: March 3, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Grants Management
You can use this tool to assess the strength of grant proposals in the project design stage.

Guide: Group Techniques in Evaluation

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 7, 2009
Topic(s):
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research
This tip sheet provides guidance on using group techniques as part of evaluation, including group brainstorming, nominal group technique, and ideawriting.

Tip Sheet: How to be Safe in an Earthquake

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: September 26, 2008
Topic(s): Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. This tip sheet pertains to safety measures during an earthquake. It can be found in the following languages: Amharic Burmese Cambodian Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Laotian Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Swahili …

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Tip Sheet: Out of Area Phone Contact

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: September 25, 2008
Topic(s): Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. This tip sheet provides information on out of area contacts. It can be found in the following languages:  Amharic Burmese Cambodian Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Laotian Oromo Russian Somali Spanish Swahili …

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Tip Sheet: Store Emergency Water (Liters)

Author(s): Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Date: September 25, 2008
Topic(s): Safety
Subtopic(s): Emergency Preparedness
This multilingual resource, developed by the Seattle Office of Emergency Management, can be shared with clients to support with emergency preparedness. This tip sheet provides information on how to store emergency water. It can be found in the following languages: Amharic Burmese Cambodian Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Hindi Japanese Korean Laotian Oromo Russian Somali Spanish …

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Tip Sheet: Reading Tip Sheets for Parents

Author(s): Colorin Colorado
Date: August 5, 2008
Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Education, Child and Youth Wellbeing
These language and literacy tip sheets, available in 13 languages, include tips for parents of babies; parents of toddlers; parents of preschoolers; parents of kindergartners; parents of first graders; parents of second graders; and parents of third graders. At the resource link, scroll to the bottom of the page for all languages.

Guide: Time Management Resource Booklet

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: August 4, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
This resource booklet discusses time management strategies for refugee service providers.

Tool or Template: Revenue and Expenses Template

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: June 9, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Financial Management
This template can be used to track revenues and expenses for a grant budget.
Typed fact sheet with SOAR logo

Tip Sheet: Locating Federal (and State) Funding Opportunities

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 13, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides suggestions on locating federal and state funding opportunities for resettlement and integration programs.