Christmas Shoe Box Appeal Volunteer

Location: Birmingham

Hours: One off commitment of a few hours

As a Christmas Shoebox appeal Volunteer, you will help us make December more festive by helping us prepare and pack gifts to thousands of people seeking asylum across West Midlands. This is a one-off volunteer opportunity, we ask you to commit to at least half a day (morning or afternoon). On 18th-22nd of December, volunteering will take place between 10am and 5pm, and between 9am and 1pm on 23 December.

What will you do?

  • Complete induction on the day
  • Adhere to Health and Safety procedures and policies
  • Sorting, checking donated gifts for suitability e.g. age and packing into shoeboxes
  • Organise and wrap gifts to later be distributed to our clients
  • Volunteer as part of a diverse team

What will you not be able to do?

  • Volunteer with us if you are under 18
  • Volunteer with clients directly
  • Carry out casework tasks, or ongoing volunteer support as this is a one-off volunteering opportunity

This will be an excellent opportunity if you:

  • Are willing to work with diverse range of people
  • Are non-judgmental and inclusive
  • Have a friendly and approachable nature
  • Are reliable and punctual
  • Are patient

About Migrant Help:

Migrant Help is a leading charity that has been established for over 50 years and delivers a range of support and advice services to migrants across the UK. Our vision is for a global society that protects vulnerable migrants, treats them with respect and enables them to reach their full potential. 

We place a high value on employees in relation to the work that they do and the benefits the organisation offers, with an ethos of being a Great Place to Work. 

At Migrant Help, we foster a culture in which equality, diversity and inclusion are recognised, valued and encouraged. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you come from, we match your skills with the needs of our organisation. As long as you share our values, vision and goals. We welcome applications from candidates regardless of their age, religion or belief, race, gender reassignment, disability, sexual orientation, sex, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.


Migrant Help is committed to safeguarding those we provide a service to, applicants will have to undergo strict vetting procedures throughout different stages of the recruitment process.  


How to apply

To apply for this role click on this link and complete the online application form or ask for guidance by emailing [email protected]

As part of your role, it is important you operate within Migrant Help’s values:
Protection, Diversity, Equality, Partnership, Innovation and Excellence.
Migrant Help is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.