Jan Penrose, our beloved and longstanding volunteer at Asylum Welcome, recently stepped down to embark on a new adventure. Jan supported the organisation for over 25 years, making a truly remarkable contribution to improving the lives of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers in Oxfordshire.

Volunteering at Asylum Welcome: “You will just find it the most phenomenally rewarding experience… Asylum Welcome is fabulous.” Jan Penrose

Please watch the video below, where Jan shares what Asylum Welcome means to her and why she has found volunteering with us so rewarding and inspiring.

If you would like to join many other amazing volunteers like Jan, we have volunteer roles available across all our services and we are always on the lookout for people to join the team. There is no doubt that our 200+ volunteers are our biggest asset and we are certain that you, just like Jan, “will just find it the most phenomenally rewarding experience!” For information on volunteering, please click here.