If you want to volunteer with asylum seekers/refugees the following organisations advertise roles on the do-it website. Click on the link for more information or come to one of the Volunteer Centre’s drop-in sessions on Tuesdays 10am until noon and Thursdays 1pm-3pm.


Abigail Housing

A West-Yorkshire based charity dedicated to providing support and homes to refugees and asylum seekers who find themselves destitute on our streets.    Apply now.


Beacon was set up to provide practical and spiritual support to refugees and asylum seekers in the Bradford district. Apply now.

New Libya Society

This is a new group being set up to support Libyan refugees in the Bradford area. It is looking for volunteer support in the office, to help set up a support group and to develop and update its new website. Apply here.

Refugee Action

Refugee Action provides support and help in developing refugee communities to enable them to take control of their own lives and to become independent of support services. Holder of People Can Volunteering Kitemark for Bradford and District. Apply now.

Refugee Forum

The Refugee Forum has a key role in empowering refugee/asylum seeker communities communities through effective learning and development and the delivery of wanted information to the right people, at the right time and place. Apply here.


RETAS provides different kinds of services for refugees and asylum seekers. Ranging from programs set for newly arrived asylum seekers and refugees to giving them advice on CV’s and other job skills. The charity also provides training and education for refugees. Apply here.

St Vincent’s

Not an organisation working exclusively with refugees but they provide advice and support on housing and related matters. Apply now.

Red Cross

Provide help for people in crisis. Apply now.

City of Sanctuary

This organisation does not advertise volunteer roles through do-it but you can support them in various ways. Visit  City of Sanctuary to find out more about how they support refugees and asylum seekers.