Job Club Volunteer / Mentor

Ashley Community Housing
https://ach.org.uk/
Salary: 
Unpaid
Contract Type: 
Volunteer
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
The Job Club takes place from 2pm to 4pm on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
jack.hinchliffe@ashleyhousing.com
Details of Role: 

During the past ten years ACH has changed from a small-scale housing provider, located in inner-city Bristol, to a leading provider of resettlement and integration services for refugee and newly arrived communities in the UK. Our vision is for all refugees coming to the UK to be successfully integrated into our society.

Our Job Club is a long standing service we have offered to the wider community. This drop-in service provides assistance with job searches, applications, CV's and anything else that can support with the journey into work. It’s a welcoming space where people of all ages and backgrounds come for education and employment support. The service is very well attended by both our tenants, learners and members of the community.

We are looking for Job club mentors to build strong one-to-one relationships with people who use the service. Mentors will support their mentees to look and apply for work, get to know the local area and gain confidence with their job search and career aspirations. As a Job Club Mentor you will be working alongside the Job Club Manager, a Career Adviser and fellow Volunteers to provide support to our service users.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • To offer support and help to individuals using with searching and applying for jobs.
  • To make service users feel relaxed and listened to, to encourage and motivate service users, to work in a friendly manner.
  • To build relationships with regular service users and help them improve their independence in their job search.

Skills and attributes required

  • A friendly, patient and helpful personality.
  • IT Skills (send emails, navigate the internet).
  • Reading and writing skills in English.

Why become a job club mentor?

Being a Job Club Mentor is a great way to obtain valuable skills and experiences and references, which can add to your CV and help you gain future opportunities. You will also build relationships in the community, be an important part of a valuable service and help to make a real positive change in many people's lives. 

Location/Hours

The job club address is Unit 1, Ashley Court, Ashley Road, Bristol, Easton, BS6 5NW.

The job club takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm to 4pm. As a volunteer hours can be flexible and you are not required to attend every session.

Closing Date: 
Saturday, 15 June, 2019 - 12:45
How to Apply: 

Please send a short email to tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to be a Job Club Mentor to jack.hinchliffe@ashleyhousing.com

Contact Person: 
Jack Hinchliffe
Contact Email: 
jack.hinchliffe@ashleyhousing.com
Contact Phone: 
01179540433
Postal Address: 
Unit 1, Ashley Court, Ashley Road, St. Paul's, Bristol, BS6 5NW