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We are always looking to expand our team of enthusiastic and committed volunteers.

ESOL volunteers

Are you passionate about teaching? Would you like REAL classroom experience? Do you want to help refugees and migrants improve their language and social skills?

Our Integration Manager Claire Rimmer is currently looking for enthusiastic volunteer ESOL Teachers and Teaching Assistants, and Project Assistants to support refugees and migrants living in the UK.  If you are interested please contact her through her email: to receive a full role description and find out more.

Supplementary school volunteers

The supplementary school for children and young people is also looking for volunteer Teachers and Teaching Assistants. If you are enthusiastic about teaching in a fun, engaging way, please get in touch with Samira Helemi or Senem Dinc through their email: 

Women’s Tea Corner

Our Women’s Officer is currently seeking students to support the Women’s Project in Hounslow which works with ‘hard to reach’ women and provides English language classes, social activities and workshops on a range of relevant topics. This would be a community development placement involving outreach, project development, planning and delivery and fundraising. If you are interested, please contact our Adela Mohseni, our Women’s Project Coordinator through her email: , or Ruqeya Shojaei, the Ealing Loneliness Project Coordinator through her email: 

Other volunteering opportunities

We also accepting applications for political engagement, strategic development, fundraising and events, legal affairs, and research and communication interns for our office in Hounslow. Any available internship positions can be found on the Indeed job site.


ACAA’s mentoring project aims to meet the concerns of refugees and migrants who have come to the UK from Afghanistan and Central Asian countries. This is an opportunity for individuals to receive one-to-one assistance and guidance on a programme tailored to their needs.

Mentors come from diverse professional backgrounds, but will have some experience or expertise to guide a refugee or migrant and provide them with an understanding of their issues. Mentors encourage their mentees to develop their skills and fulfil their potential during what can often be a difficult transition to a new country and lifestyle.

A mentee can be anyone who might benefit from one-to-one support and advice, whether they have a specific problem to overcome or they’re looking for more general guidance.

We have a diverse range of mentors who are able to provide support and expertise on immigration and asylum issues, mental health, education, employment and counter-radicalisation (particularly with young people vulnerable to extremism), as well as general guidance and friendship.

We accept referrals from local agencies, schools, and any other professionals.

We are currently looking to reestablish our Mentoring scheme, so if you are interested in being a mentor or being paired up with a mentor, drop in to our office during our office hours or contact us by email or phone.