Our charity shop is based at 18 Leegate, SE12 8SS
Flexible hours, but committing to set days and times is most helpful
GRACE (Greenwich Refugee Aid and Community Enterprise) charity helps refugees, UK asylum seekers and destitute families, by collecting and distributing items locally, nationally and abroad. GRACE has a large distribution warehouse based in Leegate, Lewisham, SE12 and is the only one like it in South London.
Purpose/Objective of the Role
We are seeking willing and trustworthy volunteers to help sort items.
- Sorting through donations is a critical part of this role by: Age and gender, Destination – refugee camps, local charities or retail
- Tidying up and basic cleaning of the warehouse
- Occasionally you will be working with local resettled refugees and asylum-seekers, so a positive multi-cultural attitude is particularly welcome (Arabic-speakers especially welcomed but not a requirement)
Reliable and positive attitude
Training and Support Offer
GRACE will give you a full induction into our work. We offer a positive and supportive volunteering environment and would be happy to discuss whether there is any further training or support that the volunteer needs.
DBS checks for volunteers
Benefits of Volunteering to Individual
- Experience working with a leading refugee charity.
- If applicable practice improving English language skills
To register your interest, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form . If you have any questions call Aparna on 07378342131