[Photo courtesy of Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre]
Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre is a charity relieving hardship and distress for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants. They help clients to access health care, housing, education, training and employment as well as providing befriending and other social activities. They provide impartial and confidential advice as well as giving practical help and support to asylum seekers and refugees living in Coventry.
Help asylum seekers, refugees and migrants access suitable support services through supporting our various projects or supporting our Advice team as a Caseworker.
Help at a variety of social support groups run to support asylum seekers, refugee and migrants. Groups are designed to help reduce social isolation and build confidence through an informal English class and other creative activities.
They also need volunteers for one off events throughout the year including the celebration of Refugee week. Volunteers are needed across Coventry to support in various roles before and during the festival, from the May until June 2020.
Other roles may be available at any given time. Contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator at Volunteering@covrefugee.org for more information
How to get involved
For more information and to volunteer contact heatherg at covrefugee dot org
Why get involved?
Varies depending on the role.
Volunteer Caseworkers are asked to volunteer for a minimum of 6 months due to the time it takes to train up volunteers.
Norton House, Bird Street, CV1 5FX
This organisation reimburses reasonable volunteer travel expenses.
Some roles may require a DBS check.
This is an external opportunity
Warwick Volunteers cannot be held responsible for external volunteering opportunities advertised, but we do make every effort to ensure that all the information we publish is accurate. We advise volunteers to use their own judgement when selecting potential opportunities, and to check all details concerning prospective volunteering activity with the organisation involved. Please make sure that you have received all necessary training and information regarding your own health and safety before commencing volunteering.