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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 Aspiration Project supports Roma children and young people through a combination of one-to-one education advocacy, in-depth outreach work and a programme of after-school activities. These activities form a holistic approach to working with young Roma people aiming to enhance their self-confidence, life aspirations and improve their health and well-being.


Purpose of role:

To assist with planning and delivering aspirational activities organised for Roma youth across London. 

  • Collaborate with the project coordinator to organise and facilitate engaging activities, workshops, and outings tailored to the interests and needs of our youth participants. 
  • Coordinate and assist in the organization of special outings and events, such as educational trips to museums.
  • Actively participate in activities and events to facilitate coordination and ensure the safety and engagement of all participants.
  • Occasionally conduct research to identify potential partnerships and new opportunities for youth engagement, such as locating community theatres willing to offer free workshop spaces or other amenities.
Who will the volunteers be working with?
Volunteers will be working with the Aspiration Project Coordinator and Roma beneficiaries.
Roma Cultural Awareness and Safeguarding training will be provided as part of the volunteer induction process.
There will be options for further training, such as 'Working with vulnerable youth', 'Community Organising' etc...

Time commitment

Regular hours, ideally 3 hrs per week, subject to project development
Long-term commitment to the project (6+ months)

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.