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In-person roles

City of Sanctuary Sheffield (CoSSruns a weekly drop in for asylum seekers and refugees on Wednesday afternoons. The screening desk is the central point of contact. This is where people seeking sanctuary register for support. You will be part of a team helping to record details, identify needs and signpost to the appropriate support organisation.

As a Welcomer at the Wednesday afternoon drop in, you will greet asylum seekers, refugees and visitors when they arrive. You will chat with the new arrivals, find out if they have any particular needs and signpost them to available support and services. 

As a volunteer on the health and wellbeing desk you will address issues relating to health & wellbeing of asylum seekers and refugees.

SPRING is a project funded by the EU to provide integrated support for new refugees. As a SRPING volunteer you will work alongside the City of Sanctuary SPRING Front of Welcome and Support Worker in order to welcome and assess people for the SPRING project; to refer people to partner organisations and provide additional support. 

Remote roles

Be part of a fundraising team to support and finance the vital work of City of Sanctuary Sheffield.

Be part of a small team ensuring that the Asylum Journey website is accurate and up-to-date. 

Help update our supporters on social media about the work we are doing, the situation for people seeking Sanctuary in Sheffield and the UK, and things people can do to support our work.


Role descriptions

Drop-In Screening Desk Volunteer

Drop in – Welcomer

Drop in – Health and Wellbeing Desk 

SPRING Project Volunteer

Virtual Fundraising Volunteer

 Information Team Volunteer

Social Media Volunteer