Where

Our charity shop is based at 18 Leegate, SE12 8SS

When

Flexible hours, but committing to set days and times is most helpful

Organisation

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.

Tasks/Duties Involved

  • 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)

Skills Required 

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

 Application Process

To register your interest, please complete the Volunteer Registration Form . If you have any questions call Aparna on 07378342131