Explore the ways you can help us as well as your community.
Contribute money towards the deposit, the initial rent and all the things which each new family needs but cannot afford, from nappies to school shoes, as well as the salary of a part-time administrator to support our volunteers.
There is a whole range of jobs for volunteers, depending on how much time people have available and what skills they can offer.
You Can Make A Change - Donate!
You can help us support asylum seekers and refugees to rebuild their normal family life.
Every gift matters.
Regular bank standing orders give us confidence in planning ahead.
Do remember GIFT AID if you are eligible.
You can donate directly to our bank or via The Good Exchange:
“Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” – Sherry Anderson
Befriend a new family
This requires quite a big time commitment in the first few weeks after a new family arrives. You can help a new family with introducing them to the town, helping them with the GP registration or taking them for shopping.
Help find properties for refugees to rent. This can be done mainly online.
Work & Welfare
Help refugees apply for benefits and monitor payments or help refugees put together a good CV, look for jobs and help them apply.
Join the Education Team
Apply for school places, enroll the family for English classes or offer language or school subjects tuition. Become an ESOL teacher.
Organise fundraising activities or make funding applications to trusts on behalf of the charity.
Donate furniture and household items or buy groceries, toiletries or cleaning products for a new family.
Transport furniture, if you have a van - or help carry it if you don't.
Do occasional gardening or DIY jobs.
Help families and children access sport and leisure activities by giving them a lift to and/or from the venue.
Car mileage within and beyond the Wycombe area will be
paid at the rate of 20p per mile.
We are looking for a new hands-on Trustee who is able to offer 10 hours per week to work both reactively and proactively:
• to develop the ways in which WRP supports its beneficiaries and its volunteers
• to be open to suggestions from other groups of networking, support and joint action
This is a senior appointment and we are looking for someone whose CV shows experience of innovation, decision-making and management skills. They will also need good people-skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
If you are interested, please drop an email to email@example.com