We know you care about the lives of those in vulnerable situations and long to serve them in your community and around the world. Yet, finding the right resources and tools you need to learn how to help can be nearly impossible. Here’s the good news, we have a solution!
The Workshop. The World Relief Workshop is a collective space for individuals and teams to connect, learn and grow so you can better serve people in your community and around the world. You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge through:
You’ll have access to easy-to-use, diverse classes. Taught by experts in their respective fields, you’ll learn in a safe and inclusive environment.
You’ll learn how to maximize your innate giftings and passions from experienced leaders, gaining unique-to-you insights.
You’ll join a community of passionate individuals, fostering partnerships and sharing in discoveries that lead to mutual growth and transformation.
"This was a great collection of videos and more thorough training than I received even for an online teaching position I have."
Kristi, ESL Volunteer — Resiliency Program participant, translated from original language
"I would recommend this to a friend! I love that this training encourages a strengths based perspective, and gives practical advice on how to best engage with these youth."
Katie, Youth Mentor and Tutor
"The engagement and listening tools were very helpful and insightful. The case studies putting the tools into real situations was also very helpful."
Olevia, Youth Mentor and Tutor --Single mother in our preferred communities program
"I genuinely enjoyed the training we were provided with. I feel that it did an excellent job of preparing us with what to expect when teaching another person."
Divya, ESL Volunteer
Learn to serve the vulnerable in a safe and inclusive space
The Workshop Courses
The Workshop courses are designed to create a learning community where worldviews can be discussed challenged and where individuals can gain skills and knowledge. Each class has a different focus. You can create your own schedule of courses depending on what and how you want to learn.
To take a course for free, use the coupon code "WRWesternNY" at checkout!
Start Here: 3 foundational courses
Introduction to World Relief WNY
Friendships: Navigating Religious Differences
Friendships: Navigating the Effects of Trauma
Friendships: Embracing Cultural Differences
Friendships: Embracing Socio-Economic Differences
Welcoming the Stranger: A Small Group Experience
Welcoming The Stranger: Individual
Youth Tutoring and Mentoring