Why Join IRC?
Benefits of Membership
Most important and valuable of all
You will receive the satisfaction and pleasure of supporting a local all-volunteer 501(c)(3) organization as we partner with people from throughout the world to promote cultural and educational bonds and global economic development.
Participate in local programming of the IRC
- Visit Riverside’s “Long Night of Arts and Innovation” inspired by our sister city, Erlangen, Germany.
- Attend local “meet and greet” activities as Riverside welcomes guests from not only our nine sister cities but also international officials and industry leaders.
- Participate in IRC’s celebration of volunteers as we recognize local citizen diplomats.
Immerse yourself in the volunteer efforts of one of our nine sister-cities
- Organize and implement local itineraries for our international visitors.
- Participate in local fundraising events to support sister city activities.
- Engage in local projects of our sister cities.
In addition to the benefits afforded to all members:
- Apply for an internship working directly with the Board of Directors.
- Gain the experience of volunteering for a nonprofit organization.
- Membership is a valuable addition to your resume.
- Participate in activities designed specifically for students.
- Engage in high school student exchanges to our sister cities of Erlangen, Jiangmen and Sendai.
Be a part of resurgence of Riverside’s International Relations Council, the leadership organization for our nine sister cities and Global Ties and make a difference in the lives of others!