Volunteer English class assistant

Volunteer English class assistant

Organisation role · 2 hrs/Week
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
TeachingEnglishYouth work
Refugees & minoritiesChildren & youthWellbeing
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Norwich International Youth Project
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Volunteer English class assistant for young asylum seekers and refugees in Norwich.

Detailed description

Norwich International Youth Project is a small charity which supports young people in Norfolk aged 11-25 who are seeking asylum, have refugee status or are otherwise displaced from their country of origin.

We hold weekly English classes for young people, run by our experienced ESOL teacher. We are seeking a volunteer to assist our teacher in these classes.

Our English classes are relaxed and informal, catering to a wide range of English language abilities. Classes run from 1700 to 1830 on Tuesdays during term time, in the centre of Norwich. We are looking for volunteers aged 23 or over and who are available for at least 6 months and who are comfortable communicating with young people from diverse backgrounds. If you do not have a recent DBS or recent safeguarding training then NIYP will pay for this.

Volunteers are expected to:

-Commit to regular participation at classes (Tuesdays 5pm-6.30pm)

-Support the teacher to deliver English class activities

-Work with individuals and small groups on ESOL activities and exercises

-Get stuck in and encourage young people to participate in activities

-Help set up and pack away equipment

-Help to make sessions welcoming, safe and fun for young people

-Attend occasional volunteer meetings and training (including safeguarding training)

-Follow NIYP code of conduct and safeguarding policies

What's in it for you?

-It is fun and rewarding helping motivated young people to achieve their goals.

-You would be part of a small, friendly team of staff and volunteers at NIYP.

-There may be training and networking opportunities which contribute to professional development.

If this sounds good to you then please click 'join' and then fill in our volunteer application form to help us get an idea of your interests, motivations and availability. Thanks!

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About Norwich International Youth Project

Norwich International Youth Project supports young people aged 11-25, in Norfolk who are seeking asylum or have refugee status.
We aim to:
- Enable young people to improve their wellbeing and self-esteem.
- Increase opportunity and encourage successful integration within the wider community.
- Improve access to education and help young people to achieve their goals.