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Action Weeks

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Take Action to Make A Difference! Engage with your city, be inspired and get informed about key issues: Refugees & Asylum Seekers, Homelessness and Sustainability (Organised by Sheffield Volunteering)

Refugee Conversation Club

This opportunity takes place on 26 Nov 2021

Spend a couple of hours meeting new people at this friendly conversation club. Chat to refugees and asylum seekers who want to improve their English and learn a bit more about British culture. There are different activities to stimulate conversations, like arts & crafts, and board games. This is an amazing opportunity to get to know people from across the world. Friday 26 November 1pm - 4pm

When you click on Register Your Interest, you will receive an email with a Google Form - please fill this in to let us know which session you wish to book onto.

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just be willing to chat and enthusiastic

What will I gain?

A chance to get to know people from all over the world Share language and cultures

Training and support

You will have a short briefing with a regular volunteer at the beginning of the session

Time commitment

Friday 26 November 1pm - 4pm







DBS (criminal records) check



Meet at Students' Union. Activities Zone Desk

Travel information

With the other volunteers, you will walk to the venue in the city centre
  • CausesMental health, Refugees and asylum seekers, Social isolation
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenFriday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsCommunication skills, Listening
  • Careers and AspirationsSpeech and language therapy, Teaching

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