We’re recruiting new McKenzie Friends volunteers ! Join our team of volunteers working to provide legal support to people seeking asylum in Bradford Why be a McKenzie Friends volunteer? A demanding but rewarding role, you will have the opportunity to provide critical interventions to people seeking asylum at a time of great need, facilitating access to justice for people in search for a life free from fear and persecution You will receive comprehensive training about the asylum process, support from both the Project Coordinator and peer support from other volunteers. […]
We’re looking for new McKenzie Friends volunteers to join our passionate and dynamic team! McKenzie Friends volunteers support asylum seekers who have no access to legal representation, assisting them to access legal representation after an asylum refusal and accompanying asylum seekers to appeal hearings. This is a rewarding opportunity to improve the life chances of some of our community’s most vulnerable people and is an interesting and fulfilling role. Through the skills and commitment of our volunteers, we can support asylum seekers to access justice, whenever possible. A role description […]
Do you want to help support asylum seekers who have no where else to turn? McKenzie Friends support asylum seekers who have no access to legal representation at their appeal hearings and to gather new evidence to submit a fresh claim for asylum. Join us!
A decade or so ago a small group began to meet, to listen to the stories of those seeking sanctuary in Bradford. Since then we’ve walked alongside several hundred asylum seekers: many were given hope when someone believed their story; they did not feel so alone. Some stories and words of appreciation are included in this year’s Annual Report. We hope they capture the excitement and joy of the day held at Kala Sangam. As plans were made we had no idea there would be an international crisis, as European […]