HostNation befriending scheme

What You'll Do: 

 

Meet up with a refugee or asylum seeker once a week or once every couple of weeks, for a coffee, a walk in the park, a shared pastime etc. The commitment is for an initial 3 months.

Why You'll Love It: 
It's a chance to make a new friend and to get an insight into the life of someone newly arrived in our area who is looking to make a new life here.
What You'll Learn: 
About other cultures and interests, how to make a connection with someone from a different background, encouraging their English, possibly sharing language and other knowledge.
What We're Looking For: 
Anyone with a friendly and positive attitude who wants to offer the hand of friendship to a refugee or asylum seeker.
Summary
Volunteering
Mental Health
Young People
Refugees
12 Weeks Minimum
1 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Cultural Awareness
Empathy
Time Management
Requirements: 
In-Person Interview

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