121 ESOL Volunteer

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We’re looking for ESOL Volunteers to join our team, delivering engaging online 1-2-1 lessons for displaced young people. We need people with experience in teaching ESOL at different levels, who can motivate and inspire the young people, encouraging them to learn English.

● Location: Online

● Hours: 1-2 hours a week (commitment of 6 months)

KEY TASKS

● Deliver an online 1-2-1 ESOL session for a displaced young person (aged 16-21).

● Motivate and inspire the young people we support to actively engage in the education that is available to them.

● Ensure the health and safety of participants at all times.

● Record any incidents, accidents or safeguarding issues and make sure the Senior Project Leader, DSL and trustees are informed.

● Provide feedback to the ESOL Supervisor and attend a bi-weekly ESOL meeting.

● Read, understand, and agree to Big Leaf Foundation’s child protection & safeguarding policy.

● Liaise with other members of the Big Leaf Foundation team as needed to fulfil the role.

What skills do I need?

Essential

● ESOL / teaching qualification.

● Strong empathy and communication skills.

● Experience of working with young people.

● Willingness to commit to one online session per week for 6 months.

● Ability to work as part of a team.

● Passion for the role and commitment to our aims and values.

Desirable

● Previous experience of befriending and/or direct youth work with young refugees.

● Understanding of the issues and experiences of young people who are coming to the UK as asylum seekers and refugees.

● Ability to speak one or more refugee community languages.


Posted for
Big Leaf Foundation

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Interests

  • Refugees
  • Young People

Activities

  • Teaching, Training and Coaching

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 03/03/2022

End Date: 03/03/2023

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Availability Details

1 hour per week at a convenient time to be arranged between the volunteer and young person. Attendance at a bi-weekly group supervision which takes place on a Monday evening.

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