Gain skills and experience whilst supporting refugees and asylum seekers in your local community
1-2 hours per week
Across London
This project is currently at capacity, we invite you to register your interest and join the waiting list where we will keep you informed of availability, developments and applicable opportunities.
What is the role?
London Welcome Project is a social centre for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and other isolated groups. As an activity leader you will assist in running activities for the children, these could be arts and crafts or games. You will also be supporting visitors to learn and practice their English through conversation, language exchange and activities.
Who would benefit?
London Welcome project aims to challenge the injustice and discrimination that many of our members and visitors face by providing a place of welcome in London. They seek to empower their visitors, offering them the opportunity to socialise and break the isolation they so often face.
What skills will you gain?
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • and it will look great on your CV!
All volunteer travel expenses are reimbursed and you can get Kingston Award points for volunteering.
Support for your application
Kingston Hub is committed to making our activities inclusive to all students. We can make reasonable adjustments to application processes, selection workshops, training sessions, volunteering projects and other activities on a case-by-case basis. We also provide ongoing support for the students we work with, so if you have particular accessibility needs, including special educational needs, please do get in touch with and let us know how we can make the activity more accessible.
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