Volunteering & Placements

Volunteering at Southwark Refugee Communities Forum:

SRCF is an umbrella organisation established by Refugee Community Organisation on May 2003. Our objective is to promote any charitable purpose for the benefit of refugees and asylum seekers to relieve poverty, improve health and advance education and assist in community cohesion.

Volunteering is invaluable for both SRCF and the local community, we organise public regular events and trainings. Volunteering is a great opportunity for you to improve your language and communication skills, gain office experience, meet new people from all walks of life and improve your CV, and move a step closer to get a paid job in the UK!!


What are we looking for?

  • Admin roles
  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • IT
  • Outreach
  • Advocacy
  • Interpreting

We have a number of different roles here at SRCF where you can help with. Whether you are a UK graduate looking for work experience, or an overseas qualified person looking to transfer your skills, get in touch with us and we will match your skills with the most suited role for you.


What will I gain as a volunteer?

  • Induction and Training
  • Support and Supervision
  • Problem solving skills
  • References
  • UK experience in the charitable sector
  • Certificate of appreciation


What do we expect from our volunteers?

  • Confidentiality
  • Commitment
  • Enthusiasm
  • Passion
  • Strong interest in refugee and asylum seeker issues