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Volunteer Opportunities Available

Looking to gain new experience, meet new people and make a difference? We currently have a wide range of volunteer opportunities available. Market Driver/Trader – We are especially keen to engage with drivers who can take/collect products to market places in South-East London as well

Cooking with Parlez

We interviewed Ayman, one of our chefs, about his first week in a new part-time job he started recently. The Rfugee Cafe was a blessing to secure a job for Ayman thanks to the long term support and relationship we have had with Parlez and their owner Louis Edwards. We will catch-up with him again soon to find out more about how he is getting on and in the meantime, read Ayman’s interview below:

Meet the Volunteer – Amanda

Meet Amanda from our social media team. ”I have been working as part of the Refugee Cafe social media team since mid 2021. I have

New Phase

Refugee Cafe moves into a new phase

Now that we can be more optimistic that we are coming out of the pandemic, Refugee Cafe is moving into an exciting new phase in

Chef cooking

Refugee Cafe’s first training programme is here!

Our mission at Refugee Cafe is to use the power of food to support local refugees into employment. So, we are extremely excited to be launching our very first training programme, aimed at empowering refugees with a background in hospitality to find work in this industry!

Iolanda holding food

Introducing our interim Operations Manager

We are excited to announce that we have recently appointed Iolanda Chirico as our interim Operations Manager. Iolanda is the Founder of the Refugee Café


Cooking up a storm!

Refugee Week came to a close, like all good things, with much feasting, live music and general merrymaking. This took the form of a mini


Volunteering with Refugee Cafe

This week is Volunteers Week in the UK so we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate our wonderful volunteers and the contributions they make.

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