Founded and run by volunteers for our first four years, the rewards of productive volunteerism are the foundation of FIRE. Talk to us about being a Personal Fundraiser or helping us in Flagstaff with office work or at the Flea Market. The possibilities are endless!

**Please NOTE: Covid-19 related adjustments have indefinitely suspended volunteer trips in Nepal and Mongolia and in-person activities in Flagstaff. Please contact us if you are interested in being notified when any of the below-mentioned activities resume.

Our office in Flagstaff is growing quickly along with opportunities to support our work. Below are a few of the ongoing volunteer opportunities we have. Please contact us to share your background and interests and learn about our most urgent needs.

  • Assembling Cards
  • Help maintain the FIRE office and operations
  • Helping to sell Mongolian gers (yurts)
  • Helping staff our booths at Flagstaff community events

Since 2016, FIRE has hosted volunteers in Langtang, Nepal. This is as much a working vacation as it is cultural immersion. These trips are at 12,000+ feet and open to anyone. We have various options for travel to and from Langtang to fit your schedule and activity level. Please visit our Volunteer in Nepal page for more information. We would love to see you in Nepal!

  • We are currently looking for volunteer dentists and dental hygienists to help with our Healthy Smiles project for children.
  • We also host long-term (multi-month) public health volunteers, fellows, and interns in our office in Ulaanbaatar.
  • Occasionally, opportunities for remote public health, hepatitis and liver expertise, data analysis, field research and report writing.
  • Applications for volunteer photographers and filmmakers will be considered in support of project implementation dates.

Please contact us if you are interested in more information and to learn about current opportunities.

We are always in need of a variety of in-kind support. Since the beginning of FIRE, we have received as many in-kind donations as we have cash. Do you have some extra time and experience with any of the below specialties listed below? We can use your help! Contact us today.

  • Fundraising
  • Legal Advice
  • Marketing Support
  • Film Editing and Production
  • Website Support
  • Print Design

FIRE depends on the support of individual donors to keep our work in motion, everything helps. Small events in your home, selling our fair trade products including Mongolian gers (yurts) and our Kazakh bags. We can set you up with everything you need. Contact us today for more information and to get started making an invaluable show of support to FIRE.