Volunteering
Volunteering opportunities update

There are volunteering opportunities available with various services at Refugee Resource, including the Mentoring Service, the Women's Service, Social Inclusion and in marketing and fundraising. Opportunities listed here vary dependent on current needs, and we do regularly update this information so please check again in future if there is nothing suitable at present.

Trustees

We are currently looking for new trustees to join our Board of Trustees with a strong human resources background, a refugee background or mental health practitioner specialism. Please click here​ for further information. 

Mentoring

We are looking for:

  • People who are available for 1 ½ to 3 hours per week or fortnight. Mentoring relationships usually last for up to 12 months - so we are looking for people who can commit for this length of time, in order to provide consistent and regular support for the person they are paired with.  We offer induction training and ongoing reflective practice support for for this volunteer role.

If you are interested, please contact Rod by email: volunteer@refugeeresource.org 

or via mobile: 07946 565836, or office phone: 01865 403292

There may also be other opportunities possible so please do contact us with any specific enquiries.

General volunteering information

We encourage people from a variety of backgrounds to volunteer either as mentors or with projects. No expert skills or knowledge are required but good communication skills are important.

 

We offer volunteers

 

  • training

  • expenses

  • ongoing support from the Mentoring Coordinator or Project Workers

  • regular support group meetings.

 

We ask volunteers

 

  • to commit dedicated time over a period of at least six months

  • to adhere to Refugee Resource’s policies on: Confidentiality, Diversity and Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults, and Health and Safety (these will be available at the information evening or during training)

  • to give permission for a Criminal Records Bureau (DBS) check.

 

Please contact us for further details or download the volunteering application form and send it to the Mentoring Co-ordinator.

Call: 01865 403280    |     Email: info@refugeeresource.org

To relieve distress, improve well-being and facilitate the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in Oxfordshire, by providing psychological, social and practical support.

Contact us

For more information about Refugee Resource:

Accessing our services​

Referral form (by organisation) 

 

Referral form (by individual)

Volunteer form

 

Bursary form​ 

Safeguarding

If you have any concerns about safeguarding please contact OSCB, if about a child, and OSAB, if about an adult.

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