Volunteers

Volunteering

Our team also includes over 50 volunteers. Our volunteers are local people, many of whom have lived experience of migration.

Volunteers welcome people, cook lunches, give advice, accompany people to appointments, help in our office, help people learn new skills, teach English, organise parties and events, support our Youth Club and much more.


Stories about volunteering with us

All about the amazing trip

Written by Bethelem - Daughter of an active member of our women's group and joined many Kids parties on Zoom. The trip was lovely and epic, we got to craft ...

Behind the Scenes: Interview with community leader Mary

Interviewer: Lisa, volunteer at SLRA; Interviewee: Marry Mary is an active member of our women's group and joined our 4-Week Community Organising Course in February facilitated by CitizensUk. I interviewed ...

Social Tuesday

written by Hannah (ARSP intern) On Tuesdays the Woodlawn Centre next to the SLRA office becomes a social space for migrants and asylum seeker. Last year, we started the Social Tuesday. ...

Behind the scenes – adult casework & men’s group with volunteer Thomas

This blog is written by Thomas who is one of our amazing volunteers at SLRA! I have now been volunteering at the SLRA for a little over a month and ...

Migrant Connections Festival

Last Saturday, the Woodlawn Center next to our office in Streatham was changed into a magical and colourful place full of joy, relaxation, and community. Many people came from all ...

Youth Group Enjoys Weekly Adventures

In the last three weeks, the youth group was busy exploring London and going on many adventures!   It’s tradition that over the summer break, SLRA staff and all of the young people who attend the Youth Club sessions, ...