01
May
2019

Syrian B.friend training

01/05/2019 7:00 pm -9:30 pm
Free
Syrian B.friend training

Do you have an hour or two a week to befriend a refugee family or individual recently arrived in Bristol? Could you give them a warm welcome to our city, help them get to know their local community, and support them in learning English? (And maybe learn some Arabic along the way?!) This training and information evening will go through all the practical guidelines for befriending as well as some cultural and language tips for befriending Arabic speakers here in Bristol. Wednesday 1st May, 7-9.30pm at Easton Family Centre, BS5 0SW. To register your interest, please sign up or email

 

 

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29
Jun
2019

b.friend Volunteers Training - June/July 2019

29/06/2019 - 04/07/2019
Free Event
b.friend Volunteers Training - June/July 2019

b.friend supports people of all nationalities who are at various points in their asylum process.

Befriending is... drinking tea, hearing stories of home, building trust, helping with English, exploring Bristol, sharing in leisure activities and getting to know each other with the support of the project. Volunteers give 1.5 hours of meeting time weekly and commit to befriending for 1 year. Training and support is provided. 

Training dates: Sat 29th June (afternoon) & Thur 4th July (evening) at the Power House on Feeder Road. Both sessions need to be attended to participate in the programme.

Please email Sam Sayer if you are interested in finding out more or would like to attend - 

07
Sep
2019

Middle East B.friend training - September

07/09/2019 2:00 pm -4:30 pm
Free
Middle East B.friend training - September

Do you have a couple of hours a week to give to befriend a refugee family or individual who has recently arrived from the Middle East to Bristol? Could you give them a warm welcome to our city, help them get to know their local community, and support them in learning English? (And maybe learn some Arabic along the way?) This training and information session will go through all the practical guidelines for befriending as well as some cultural and language tips for befriending Arabic speakers here in Bristol.

Saturday 7th September, 2pm - 4.30pm, at 88 Feeder Road, St Phillips, BS2 0TH. Parking available. 

To register your interest, please sign up or email

We are no longer accepting registration for this event