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.

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, particularly ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

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. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).
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. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Guide: Presenter’s Guide for Refugee Service Providers

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 1, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Refugee service providers conduct trainings and presentations for a variety of reasons and audiences. These presentations may be to orient new staff, recruit volunteers/mentors, increase awareness on refugee issues or to raise funds. Public speaking can be challenging. However, armed with a few basic presentation skills, proper preparation and practice it is possible to become …

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Toolkit: Making the Most of Partnerships and Collaborations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: March 27, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Partnerships
This toolkit includes activities and discussion questions designed to help guide your team’s efforts to develop strong partnerships. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).
Typed fact sheet with SOAR logo

Tip Sheet: Finding and Preparing Refugee Clients for Media Interactions

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: February 13, 2008
Topic(s): Community Engagement
Subtopic(s): Media and Communications
This tip sheet provides suggestions on identifying clients who may be interested in participating in media interviews and offers guidance on how to prepare clients for positive media interactions. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).

Tool or Template: Sample Refugee Services Volunteer Application

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 30, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
This template can be adapted into a volunteer application form for your organization. This resource is designed for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs).