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 delivers free counselling services that respect and work with the cultural and linguistic needs of refugees and asylum seekers. Backed by more than 16 years’ experience of helping people with emotional hardship. Our aim is to empower people with emotional problems from Barnet, Brent, Harrow and Ealing, through one to one counselling and psycho-education support to overcome the emotional hardship, build confidence, resilience, enjoy life and achieve their potentials.

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic volunteers to help the Mental Health project at Paiwand. 

Time commitment

We ideally would ask the volunteer to commit to 2 days a week for a minimum of 6-months, however the days and hours are flexible and can be agreed upon with the line manager.
What measures have you put in place to ensure volunteers’ safety during COVID-19?
This role will be mainly working from home and the Paiwand office is frequently updated on COVID-19 measures.

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.