Family Befriending and Hosting training

16/03/2019, 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

at The Warehouse, Digbeth, Birmingham

Central England Quakers’ Asylum Group highlight this event aimed at anyone who might be interested in finding out more about BIRCH’s Family Befriending and Hosting projects and are thinking about volunteering for one of the projects.

The plan for the day is as follows:

Morning – tea/coffee etc Introductions, ice-breakers, hopes and fears, background to BIRCH’s activities

Mid-morning: background information on where do refugees come from, the asylum process, key terms/jargon, what is destitution, and cultural awareness sessions.

Lunch – buffet lunch will be provided

Afternoon – Q & A with current BIRCH befriender/host
Discussion about the needs of refugees, expectations and qualities we look for in volunteers, boundaries and guidance.
Revisit hopes and fears and final questions.

If you would like to attend, please email: or call 07709645097

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The Warehouse
54-57 Allison Street
Digbeth, Birmingham
B5 5TH