Volunteering

Employability workshop support volunteer

A volunteer is required by Middlesbrough Community Learning to provide support to learners attending employability workshops as part of English, maths and ESOL programmes.

Specific duties

  • To provide support to small and large groups
  • To support individual learners as directed by the tutor
  • To support learners to identify and apply for employment opportunities
  • To provide IT support for job related tasks e.g. to produce a CV, complete an application form
  • To support learners to prepare for interviews
  • To attend meetings and undertake development activities as agreed with the coordinator

Experience and skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent spoken communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of local labour market is desirable but not essential

Days/times required

To be determined based upon the volunteer’s availability and the needs of the service.

Other responsibilities

  • All volunteers are expected to demonstrate a commitment to the principles of equality of opportunity and fairness of treatment in relation to their volunteer role, and adhere to the council’s Volunteer Policy in carrying out their volunteer role
  • All volunteers are expected to respect confidentiality, and the principles and practice of the Data Protection Act 1998
  • All volunteers are required to comply with Health and Safety policies and legislation

If you're interested please complete the online expression of interest form.

Where a volunteer is disabled, Middlesbrough Council will make every reasonable effort to supply the necessary aids, equipment or adaptations to enable a volunteer to carry out their role.

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