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Roma Support Group
Roma Support Group is a registered charity established to provide support to Roma communities in the UK.We aim to improve the quality of life for Roma refugees and migrants by helping them to overcome prejudice, isolation and vulnerability. It is also our objective to make the public aware of Roma culture, heritage and current situation of Roma refugees and migrants in the UK through cultural…

The Roma Policy & Campaigning project aims to promote social justice and address disadvantage experienced by Roma refugees and migrants in the UK, specifically to:

  • Enhance social inclusion and civic partnership of Roma refugees and migrants by developing Roma-led campaigning work;
  • To increase Roma participation in local decision making processes;
  • To encourage practice that is more responsive to the needs of Roma migrants; and
  • To influence and co-shape national and European policies which affect Roma refugees and migrants, ensuring that their voice/perspective is effectively communicated to the UK Government, European Union, statutory sector, the media and other key stakeholders.
  • Researching campaign and policy issues.     
  • Supporting the identification and development of case studies. 
  • Assisting with drafting of policy documents.           
  • Co-ordinating and co-delivering campaigns.
  • Attending meetings alongside project coordinator and linking with other campaign partners.
Who will the volunteers be working with?
Campaigns and Policy project coordinator and workers, and the Volunteer Coordinator
Roma Cultural Awareness training will be provided as part of the volunteer induction process. Further training will be provided if/when necessary.

Time commitment

1 day per week (10.00-5pm)

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.