CLEAR Work Club Assistant Volunteer

VOLUNTEER ROLE DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE: Work Club Assitant

RESPONSIBLE TO: Employment Adviser

LOCATION: CLEAR Office 2 James Street SO14 1PJ

 

TIMINGS:

Monday mornings – 10am to 1:30pm. We offer £3 towards lunch. A 6 month commitment is preferable.

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:

Clear is a charity that supports refugees and migrants. The Employment team exists to help refugees and migrants in Southampton look for work and also assist them on their pathway to employment, such as by helping them to access courses and volunteering. The role is based at our offices at 2, James Street. SO14 1PJ

 

TASKS:

Administration tasks:

  • Working 1-2-1 with clients, supporting them to make decisions about employment plans
  • Helping client to prepare CVs and cover letters as required
  • Assisting clients to identify skills gaps and apply to relevant courses
  • Assisting clients to apply for appropriate voluntary opportunities
  • Assisting clients to search for job opportunities
  • Assisting clients to apply for job opportunities
  • Completing application forms in conjunction with clients
  • Liaising with colleagues about job opportunities in the local area
  • Administration duties around recording appointments and actions

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential:

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Understanding of the UK job market and how to apply for jobs
  • IT skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Good listener
  • Proactive
  • Understanding of the situation for refugees and asylum seekers in the UK (desirable)

 

CONTACT

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at: volunteering@clearproject.org.uk

Potential volunteers are welcome to come and visit before deciding to volunteer.