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We are currently seeking a volunteer to help with social media. If you are someone interested in the work of City of Sanctuary and can help develop our social media presence please get in touch . If you have experience of interviewing people and developing short written articles please apply.  We also welcome people emailing us with any ideas of initiatives that they would like to set up!

To be added to our database of volunteers that we can call on when we need, please email Sarah on [email protected]


Volunteer Opportunities in Bristol





Borderlands is a charity that works with people who are asylum seekers and refugees. Through various projects, they support their members to improve their lives and the community in which they live. Their work at Borderlands would not be possible without the contribution of their large team of skilled volunteers.

Borderlands are not currently recruiting for volunteers, but if you fill in this form they will contact you once they have active volunteer vacancies. They recruit volunteers as needed across all of their projects. Once you have submitted this form, you will be added to their pool of potential volunteers. They will contact you once they have active volunteer vacancies to see if you are still interested. This may take a few months – depending on when they last recruited!

Bristol Signing Support 

Bristol Reporting Solidarity  are welcoming new volunteers on to their Wednesday morning sessions! They attend Patchway Police station every Wednesday morning to offer a friendly face and a chat to asylum seekers having to report to the Home Office as part of their bail conditions. They also offer signposting to services provided by others, for example foodbanks, and destitution support.

There are 2 shifts on Wednesdays, 9.30-11.30 and 11.30-14.00 . Two volunteers are required for each shift.
If you are interested in signing up then email them at [email protected] and check out their Facebook page.
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