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  • Posted 1 year ago
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Third Sector Leaders Kirklees is a local charity and membership organisation that supports and champions the third sector in Kirklees. We provide support to community groups, charities, social enterprises or other not-for-profit organisations in Kirklees.

Opportunities Overview
  • Volunteer Role Title
    Welcome Mentor
  • About the Volunteer Role

    Do you like to help people? Do you want to make a real difference in a person's life? We are looking for Volunteers to support the newly arrived in Kirklees. This might include: Meeting with a newly arrived asylum seeker and/or a family and find out about their needs, interests and aspirations. Familiarising new migrants with Kirklees by showing them where to find shops, places of workshop, public transport, hospitals, GP surgeries, ESOL classes and social activities. Promoting awareness about UK society and systems such as health care, education, jobs, local communities and support services. Signposting to support groups and making new contacts and developing social networks. Building confidence and developing new skills. This project is part of the #KirkleesWelcomes activity.Travel expenses are available.

  • Role
  • When you can volunteer
  • Suitable for under 18's
  • Type of role
    Befriending/Support/Care, Teaching/Mentoring
  • Special Requirements
    Application form required, References required, DBS (criminal record check that the organisation will organise)
Opportunities Location

Anywhere in Kirklees