Geoff Wood

Geoff Wood is the National Volunteer Program Coordinator with the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights. Based in Chicago, Geoff coordinates the national Child Advocate volunteer program and manages the Chicago office’s volunteer program. Prior to moving to Chicago, Geoff was the Volunteer Coordinator for the New York office. Geoff first began working with immigrants through a volunteer program that matched undergraduate students with recently arrived refugee families in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating, Geoff worked as an employment specialist for Lutheran Family Services of the Rocky Mountains Refugee and Asylee Programs where he prepared refugees, asylees, and victims of human trafficking to enter the workforce. Following his work with Lutheran Family Services, he taught English in Argentina and later volunteered with the Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans in Queens, New York.  Geoff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado College where he majored in International Political Economy.