Phone Support Volunteers - Emergency Response Team

JRS UK is increasing phone support available for refugee friends during the coronavirus. Additionally, vital services which were previously offered in person, are now taking place remotely and over the phone. To meet demand, JRS UK are looking for two different types of phone volunteers to contact our refugee friends and speak with them:

Practical support volunteer
Contacting/ checking in with our refugee friends and gathering from them details for emergency response deliveries eg. contact numbers & email, address, current situation etc.

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Befriending volunteer
In line with our mission of accompaniment, this role offers the chance for encounter, mutual relationship & companionship by lending a listening ear to those of our refugee friends who need somebody to talk to.

If you are interested in applying for one or both of these roles, please email Sara at to request an application form. 

Volunteer Drivers - Emergency Response Team

The food shortage brought about by the coronavirus outbreak is dire for some refugee friends, and the suspension of most day centres supporting destitute migrants has left many with no source of support. JRS UK are looking for volunteer deliverers who can collect food parcels and hygiene packs from the JRS UK office in Wapping and deliver them to vulnerable refugees in London. It is essential that those applying for this role have a full clean driving licence and access to a car, and are willing to drive in London.

To apply for this role please e-mail Sara at to request an application form.

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

020 7488 7310

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