Our Volunteers

ESOL Teacher

Volunteer Social Media and Website Coordinator

Alice is the RRSG's resident social media geek. Having joined the team in early 2014, she hopes to help raise the public profile of the RRSG, so that more people are made aware of the incredible work done here.

Born and raised in Reading, Alice graduated with a degree in Cultural Studies from the University of Kent in 2013. She's still not entirely sure what Cultural Studies is. In her...

Volunteer Administrator

Christina moved to England in 2013 ago when her husband found a job here. He is very happy here, but at first she didn’t feel the same, as her level of English made it difficult to find a job.

She applied to work with Reading Refugee Support Group in August and started to work in September. She is very happy working here because she has the opportunity to practice her English every day...

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Volunteer ESOL Tutor

Arabic Translator

Caseworker

Volunteer ESOL Tutor

Liz is originally from Wales but has lived in Reading for over 35 years. She used to teach French but for the last decade or more has been involved in ESOL teaching in one way or another and has been part of the RRSG ESOL project since its inception. She’s now on her 6th client and finds it very satisfying from a teaching point of view, though it can be emotionally challenging, realising the...

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Volunteer ESOL Tutor

Volunteer ESOL Tutor

ESOL Teacher

Merry has led a nomadic life, with Reading finally providing her longest stay in one place, as she settled here just over 20 years ago. Merry is retired, having had many jobs in her lifetime. These include teaching, consultancy and training, acting and volunteering in Kenya with disabled children.

Caseworker

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Arabic Translator

Volunteer IT Consultant

Arts and Drumming Events Coordinator