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Refugee Therapy Centre
To provide a safe space in which refugees and asylum-seekers can feel empowered to deal with their psychological difficulties, rediscover their abilities and rebuild their confidence to become active members of the society they living in.

The volunteers will be joining a small team at the Refugee Therapy Centre, dedicating time to helping re-establish the centre after a period of closure. The Refugee Therapy Centre has a 20+ year history of providing psychoanalytic psychotherapy to refugees and asylum seekers in London, as well as providing mentoring for education and social development. These services have made such a direct impact on people's lives, and we are looking for some amazing volunteers with skills in admin, finance/bookeeping and IT to assist the new Senior Administrative Officer with daily tasks at the centre, to help build the centre back to its full glory!


Keeping track of paper and electronic invoices (bookkeeping). Quickbooks accounting. Budgeting for projects and events and calculating running costs more generally of centre. Producing or contributing to financial reports.

Who will the volunteers be working with?
Senior Administrative Officer, Volunteer Coordinator, other volunteers and trustees.
Induction to the centre and data confidentiality is provided. DBS check within 6 months of expiry is needed but centre can help apply for this for volunteers.

Time commitment

We would like 1 day per week for 1 year. This is flexible but regular commitment is preferable!

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.