Volunteer Befrienders, ESOL Teachers and Team Members

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  • Hertfordshire
  • Minimum Age: 18+

Website hertswelcomes Herts Welcomes Refugees

Welcoming and supporting refugees in Hertfordshire

Volunteers needed to welcome and support refugee families and asylum seekers. Roles include befriending, teaching English and working as a team to organise events.

Befriender – supporting a family or individual to settle into their new community – practising English, assistance with every day situations such as shopping, library visits, school enrolment.

ESOL/English language teachers – to lead or assist with English classes, small groups or 1:1 language support.

Team member volunteering at asylum seeker hotels – supporting with teaching English to adults and children (we can provide training), helping with events and activities such as art classes, cookery, outings.

Delivering bicycles – assisting our bike coordinator with re-homing second-hand bikes to asylum seekers and refugees.

Bookkeeping support.

We have opportunities across Hertfordshire but there is a particular need in the following areas:

Hemel Hempstead – befrienders, English teachers
Welwyn/Hatfield – befrienders, English teachers, team members
Broxbourne – English teachers, team members
Watford & Three Rivers – befrienders
North Herts & Stevenage – befrienders, English teachers, team members
Hertsmere / St Albans – befrienders, English teachers

We provide an induction for new volunteers. We will assist volunteers with getting a DBS certificate. We have a buddy system and run regular group sessions where our volunteers can get together to share ideas.

Volunteering with Herts Welcomes Refugees is a great way to make a positive impact in someone’s life.

Hours per week: Between 2 and 10 hours

Tagged as: Accounting / Bookkeeping, Arts / Music / Drama / Sports, Befriending / Visiting / Caring, Cooking / Kitchen Skills, Language Skills / BSL, Supporting / Advising, Teaching / Training

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