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Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR)

About the organization

The Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) provides humanitarian relief to orphaned Armenian children and adults with disabilities throughout the world. Working with a trusted network of in-country Partners and a cadre of global volunteers, SOAR strives to provide this institutionalized population with the same educational and social opportunities as their non-institutionalized counterparts while simultaneously facilitating family empowerment, deinstitutionalization, and reunification.


Are you a former Peace Corps volunteer who enjoyed your time in Armenia? If yes, please consider volunteering with the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) ( Founded in 2005, SOAR is the only humanitarian organization whose singular mission is orphaned Armenian assistance. SOAR has 145 Chapters around the world and is always looking for volunteers who want to help the most vulnerable population of Armenian youth.

There are no financial obligations for Board members, all of our Chapters members are volunteers, and we estimate the time commitment to be 20 hours a year.

See where we have Chapters: If we do not have a Chapter where you live, let's discuss launching a new one!

If you would like more information about SOAR or the institutions we support, or are ready to join the SOAR family, contact SOAR's Founder and Executive Board Chairman, George Yacoubian, at 610.213.3452 or [email protected]


A love of Armenia and a passion for helping orphaned children.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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