Supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Help with collecting, sorting, distribution and/or storage of donations (e.g clothes, shoes, etc).  This could be for individual families/persons or at hotels. 

Support to facilitate and/or accompany to appointments, (e.g registering with GP, assisting to get to hospital appointments, local groups, positive activity, etc). 

Offer English practice opportunities, one to one or run a small, informal group.


Advise us of any local community groups / services / positive activities we can link with in order to provide support to families and single people placed in our area.  

Advise us of any [local] companies that may be willing to donate any goods or services we can pass onto our asylum seekers (clothes, toiletries, haircuts, beauty treatments, activities, etc). 

What skills do I need?

For face to face contact with service users, you will need to have a DBS, do a short safeguarding module and attend a virtual induction meeting.




  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
    For face to face work only, not required for other activities
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 11/11/2021

End Date: 11/11/2022

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Availability Details

There are no minimum or maximum time commitment requirements.

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  • Black and Minority Ethnic Communities
  • Children
  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Employment, Education and Training
  • Health and Social Care
  • Womens Issues


  • Administration and Office
  • Advice and Information
  • General Helping
  • One-off Activity
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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