Educational mentoring with young refugees and migrants

What You'll Do: 

Mentors meet the same young person for about an hour each week, to work on English, Maths and other homework. Meetings take place on weekdays at 3pm or later at Capital City Academy (NW10 3ST), Queens Park Community School (NW6 7BQ), Granville Plus Centre (NW6 5HQ) or online. Mentoring sessions happen in term time only. We ask for a minimum commitment of two school terms, normally about six months.

 

 

Why You'll Love It: 

Mentors can play an important role in supporting newly-arrived students to settle into school, gain confidence and achieve their full potential. You will have the satisfaction of knowing you have made a huge difference to the life of a young refugee.

Our volunteers tell us that they find the role fulfilling and enjoyable. 

 

What You'll Learn: 

You will learn listening and communication skills - many of our mentees have poor spoken and written English.  

You will receive training from us in the role and in the context of the refugee experience, as well as safeguarding training.

What We're Looking For: 

We're looking for volunteers who are reliable, friendly, patient and good communicators. Good spoken and written English is essential. Previous experience of working with young people is great but it's not a requirement for the role.

Summary
Volunteering
Mentor
Education
Refugees
Young People
London
United Kingdom
London
United Kingdom
25 Weeks Minimum
2 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Cultural Awareness
Communication
Empathy
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Requirements: 
CV / Resume
DBS check
In-Person Interview
Over 18 years old
Training

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