Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering to support migrants and refugees in the UK.

We are not currently taking on interns or volunteers at JCWI, but when we do they will always be listed in our vacancies and opportunities.

Here are just some of the other amazing organisations looking for volunteers, interns or work experience placements:

Use your legal skills

If you are qualified to give immigration advice in the UK, volunteer to provide support to Ukrainians seeking safety here with the Ukraine Advice Project 

Provide advice and support to people in immigration detention - Bail for Immigration Detainees

Support families struggling because of the No Recourse to Public Funds rule - The Unity Project

Support people who are struggling because of their immigration status - Hackney Migrant Centre

Support people in the asylum system - The Refugee Council

Volunteer with the immigration law team at your local law centre

Support survivors of trafficking and torture through the Helen Bamber Foundation

Support asylum seekers as part of the legal access team at Care4Calais


Use your language skills

Offer interpreting and translation support with Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Centre, The Unity Project, or Safe Passage.

Groundwork is looking for people with translation skills, or people willing to help out at our English Language support sessions.


Use other skills and resources

Join the government sponsorship scheme to support refugees from Ukraine, with Homes for Ukraine

If you have a spare room you can offer, try hosting with Refugees At Home

Detention Action are looking for two trustees with lived experience of the asylum system and/or immigration detention

Make your community, schools, university, library and so on a place of welcome, with City of Sanctuary.

Visit people in immigration detention - find your local group through AVID

Become a mentor with Migrants' Rights Network 

Support someone to launch their new business with The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network

Support survivors of trafficking and torture through the Helen Bamber Foundation

Help run youth activities and residentials with Our Second Home

If you're a Polish/English, Romanian/English or Roma/English speaker, looking to develop your campaigns, leadership or other skills, check out Polish Migrants Organise for Change (POMOC)

Support refugees and asylum seekers with Care4Calais

Support families struggling because of the No Recourse to Public Funds rule - The Unity Project

Mentor a young person in the Croydon / south London area with REUK

Support vulnerable and isolated Eastern Europeans with East European Resource Centre

Tackle digital exclusion and support migrants and refugees to get online with ScreenShare

Become a grassroots advocacy volunteer with Europe Must Act

Support young people with Refugee Youth

Find out more about the ways you can actively resist the Hostile Environment, in our toolkit


Looking for volunteers? Would you like to get your organisation listed here? Email us at [email protected] 


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