Our volunteer team is an absolutely vital part of everything that we do at City of Sanctuary Sheffield. They are instrumental in both creating welcoming spaces that challenge the hostile environment and empowering people seeking sanctuary to navigate the system as it currently stands.
In this newsletter we have some great news about this volunteer team, an update on our response to the shocking media coverage of migrants crossing the channel in search of safety and the usual ‘what you can do to get involved’ rundown at the end.
Investing in Volunteers Success!
After a lot of work from the staff, trustee and volunteer team, City of Sanctuary Sheffield have achieved the ‘Investing in Volunteers’ Standard. Click below to see some quotes from the report and a huge well done to everyone involved!
We have been shocked by the dehumanising and dangerous portrayal (fuelled by the UK Government and national media) of people seeking sanctuary on UK shores. Click below to see a copy of the letter we have written to all Sheffield MPs about this issue.