Volunteer Mentor for Young Refugees or Seeking Asylum

People and communities | Refugees | Social justice and democracy | Employment

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Location: Primrose Hill Market, Elsworthy Rd, London , london, NW3 3DS (see map)

Travel: Swiss Cottage station. Elsworthy Rise bus stop.

Start date: 20/01/2020 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • The Risers Mentoring Programme is ideal for you if you feel you can support a young person who hasn't had any work experience in the UK and is eager to learn about the UK employment system.
  • We are looking for an individual who is ready and passionate to act as an employment mentor for a young person.ng role where you have the opportunity to inspire and guide a young person, we would like to hear from you.
  •  You will introduce them to the UK job market, what the job finding process involves as well as accompanying them to gain work experience in one of our Breadwinners ' market stalls. 
  • This is a great opportunity be part of a fun and friendly group of motivated and inspiring Breadwinners team.
Breadwinners

Breadwinners

What impact will this have?

  • The Risers programme aims to help young refugees and those seeking asylum (aged 16 -24) to have one -to -one employment mentor, receive training and gain work experience in one of ourBreadwinners ' stalls.
  • Another key aim of the programme is to improve young people 's confidence and expand their network during their time with Breadwinners. 
  • Although those currently seeking asylum are not allowed to work in the UK, our Risers programme will equip young people with knowledge, information and UK work experience. The programme will prepare them for their first job, when they receive their UK work permission.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • 2hrs/weekend commitment during 2 months
    Training sessions during the week. 2 overall for 2 hrs.

Expenses

  • Reimbursement of volunteer expenses can be discussed.

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Coaching
  • Counselling
  • Listening
  • Mentoring

Training

  • Mentoring Training
    Safeguarding Training
    Sales Training
    Outcome Stars
    Mentoring Catch-ups

Location

Primrose Hill Market, Elsworthy Rd, London , london, NW3 3DS

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