Blog: Volunteering

Blog articles from JRS UK

Standing with refugees

02 August 2022

Eva O’Keeffe, reflects on her placement experience at JRS.

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Making a friend away from home

08 June 2022

Liliane, JRS Day Centre Officer, shares and reflects on the JRS Phone-Befriending project.

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“People call me the smiley face man”

31 May 2022

Jacob, JRS Volunteer, tells us about his experience of volunteering with JRS.

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Accompaniment: a mutual blessing

04 February 2022

As Nick moves on for JRS, he shares some reflections on four years accompanying refugee friend.

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Phone befriending: “They know we’re there”

12 August 2021

"It's been a privilege to have people open up themselves and talk about their journey"

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Giving a refugee friend a chance to live in dignity

14 July 2021

By opening their homes to a stranger, our volunteer hosts respond to the call for hospitality

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“To volunteer is to act out of love”

01 June 2021

Sarah Teather, Director of JRS UK, shares a message of thanks for Volunteers' Week

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“Small encounters that leave me changed by the end of the day”

09 April 2021

Mikhael & Sam reflect on encountering refugees, and the joy of humble tasks at JRS

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Video: What’s it like to host a refugee guest with JRS UK?

22 January 2021

"It was just such a privilege to have somebody around."

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“I am really happy today, because I just got my JRS food parcel!”

16 October 2020

On World Food Day, Rhiannon thanks those who help JRS UK ease our refugee friends' hunger

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Jesuit Refugee Service UK
The Hurtado Jesuit Centre
2 Chandler Street, London E1W 2QT

020 7488 7310
uk@jrs.net

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