Paiwand
Paiwand is a Community Organisation working with vulnerable refugees, migrants and asylum-seeking individuals to help them integrate into society. We uplift and empower them by providing support and guidance, thus enhancing their life chances and choices. We uphold the following values: holistic and integrated support, person-centered, equal rights for all, empowering and building on the…

Paiwand is operating as a main organisation to help many refugees in London. We understand that people have different life experiences and see things differently. The volunteer will have the creative freedom to write about their story, their experiences or their thoughts and feelings on current topics surrounding the refugee crisis. The writing will have to be in line with Paiwand’s aims and objectives. Volunteers will be able to benefit from this role by developing their writing skills, creativity and enhancing their awareness of different issues. Help can be provided with editing if English is not their first language.  

Time commitment

We ideally would ask the volunteer to commit to 2 days a week for a minimum of 6-months. The working hours are flexible and can be planned with their line manager.
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?
This role is remote with a few visits to the Edgeware office, where there are COVID-19 measures in place.

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.

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 at any time with any questions, queries or problems you encounter.