Lancashire Refugee Resettlement Programme


Lancaster District - Lancashire Refugee Resettlement Programme - Groups support volunteer - Lancaster District LRRP

Group Support Volunteer – Lancashire Refugee Resettlement Programme

 

Overview

 

It is pivotal to feeling integrated into a new area to provide access to specific groups and places where those encountering new situations feel able to relax & share.

Lancashire Refugee Resettlement Programme require volunteers to help support those groups and activities.

 

Tasks

 

· Support and assist staff to run sessions and activities as required for the group

· Help setting up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards (Building based)

· Help with building new skills, confidence, motivation, and developing confidence

   in communicating in English

· Engaging with groups supporting those attending to take part and to get involved

· Log volunteering hours regularly on Better Impact Volunteers account

 

 

Qualities

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Interest in refugee issues
  • Patience and understanding
  • Approachable and Friendly
  • Non-Judgemental
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Trustworthy & responsible
  • An ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Good communication skills (no additional language skills required)
  • Active Listener
  • Reliable and committed to providing long term volunteering support on dates required
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Commitment to addressing the needs of refugees and asylum seekers

Schedule

 

Dates & times will be provided upon completion of training and acceptance to the role.

 

This role is subject to DBS check