October 22, 2016

Get Involved

There are lots of different ways you can help. We are actively looking for people with skill sets to help with:
 
  • English teaching 

  • Welcoming families to the borough (knowledge of Arabic preferred) 

  • Administration 

  • Website design and maintenance 

  • Collecting donations  

  • Mentoring and supporting refugees

  • If you’re a business, school, community organisation, group or club who would like to offer support to newly-arrived refugees there are different ways you can help.

    • If you are a business and could offer work experience, employment or training for refugees with the right to work, please get in touch.
    • If you’d like to sponsor us (money, donations or skills welcome), please get in touch.
    • If you are a school you can pledge to be a refugee welcome school (sign a pledge)
    • If you are a community organisation, group or club who would like to offer support to newly-arrived refugees, please get in touch.

Join our HF Refugees Welcome group, attending a monthly meeting and helping out on one of our teams:  

  • Housing (contacting landlords and estate agents and spreading the word)  

  • Media (social media, website, press releases, articles)  

  • Resources (compiling and maintaining a list of resources for refugees as well as volunteers)  

  • Finance and Fundraising  (managing the finances and fundraising)  

  • Welcome team (a committee to ensure that arriving families have everything they need and are welcomed into the community)  

  • Chairing meetings (monthly meetings held at St Andrew’s church)  

  • Administration (organising meetings, sending minutes, responding to email enquiries)  

  • Faith Group outreach (contacting faith groups to find out how they can support)  

If you have any other skills you believe you can help with, them please do contact us.