Destitution Volunteer

Date posted
6 April 2017
Closing date
29 April 2017
Hackney, London
Contact Name
Josephine Basedow
Email an enquiry Call on 0207 346 1048

The Refugee Council is the largest organisation in the UK working solely with asylum seekers and refugees. Our operational teams based in various locations in England provide advice and assistance across a wide range of issues, including helping asylum
seekers through the complexities of the asylum system, addressing issues of destitution and assisting refugees and asylum seekers to access key services including housing, welfare benefits, health, education and employment. Our teams work with relevant
agencies including UKBA, Asylum Help, Legal Service Providers, Hostels and Shelters,Housing Providers, Health Institutions, Job Centre Plus and other mainstream service providers.

Volunteer advisors who are OISC Level 1 qualified will work closely with and provide supporting role to the Destitution Co-Ordinator to provide face-to-face advice to refugees and asylum seekers who are destitute and/or homeless.

Please note this role is only available on Fridays only.

For more information please see the attached Task Description Destitution Volunteer London Task Description Hackney

To apply please complete the attached application form and send to Josephine Basedow1Volunteer Application Form 2017 J. Basedow