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Durham City of Sanctuary offers practical and emotional support to asylum seekers and refugees living in County Durham through our Befriending Scheme.

Befriending Workshop - May 2016

What qualities do volunteers need?

  • Volunteers must be aged over 18
  • You should have an interest in asylum issues and human rights
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be able to listen and understand difficulties
  • Have a non-judgmental approach

If you are interested in joining Durham City of Sanctuary email us at [email protected] and we will send you one of our membership / volunteer forms.

N.B. Volunteers who wish to become part of our befriending scheme will have to complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) form.