Volunteer – Project Support/Interpreter

Role

 

We have introduced a project aimed at improving access to mental health support. As a Project Support Volunteer, you will make a valuable contribution to improving service users’ level of engagement with the programme. The role involves assisting our in-house counsellor in providing Creative Thinking and Art sessions to asylum seekers and refugees. More specifically, as an interpreter, you be the necessary communication link between the counsellor and young people, enabling them to express themselves.

You will enable us to achieve our mission of supporting young lives to realise their full potential.

 

Applicants will;

  • Be able to speak English and one or more of the following; Arabic/Dari/Farsi/Pashto/Tigrinya/Kurdish Sorani/Urdu, to interpret and facilitate communication between service users and the counsellor.
  • Be a Team Player
  • Have excellent communication skills

Volunteer Benefits

 

  • Enhance your skills in working with Vulnerable young people
  • Develop strong interpersonal skills
  • DBS Check Facilitated / Cost Paid
  • Induction programme and on the job training opportunities
  • Make a difference to your community
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date

 

This role is ongoing and currently has no deadline date.


Contact Us

 

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact; Fran Porter 01473 252456/ fran.porter@ymcatrinity.org.uk or recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk.


Apply Now

 

For more information please see the Job Description (100KB, PDF).

 

 

We would also be grateful if you completed the Equality and Diversity Form.

If you would prefer a Word version of the form then please email our HR Team recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk.