Job Club Support

Can you support Mustard Tree’s Job Cub, helping people build CVs, apply for jobs & prep for interviews?

Support people in gaining work & application experience, getting on career ladders, and reaching their full potential.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Aid the class lead facilitator in setting up and carrying out activities
  • Interact with people in a dignified, empathetic manner
  • Provide comprehensive support to participants around job searching, CV & cover letter writing, applications, and interview training
  • Support Job Club participants with opening bank accounts, booking appointments and applying for benefits
  • Give ad-hoc budgeting and career advice, as well as basic computer skills training
  • Where necessary, provide in depth 1-2-1 support
  • Understand the need for participants to be able to do things for themselves, rather than doing it for them

General Volunteering Duties

  • Work within health and safety guidelines and Mustard tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard Tree values and represent the charity as required

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

Specification Essential / Desirable
Good English language ability both in written and verbal form Essential
Experience of working in a team Essential
Good interpersonal skills, possessing empathy and patience Essential
Flexible and can-do attitude – encouraging others to work to our vision and values Essential
Experience working with vulnerable adults Desirable
Experience with tutoring, supporting, or leading a workshop Desirable
A background in or passion for CV writing, job applications and employability training Desirable

 Commitment

Two hours a week, Tuesday mornings, for a minimum of 10 weeks.

Hours: 9:45am to 12:00pm with lunch provided afterwards.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please complete our Friend Of Mustard Tree application form and send it to harry.dwan@mustardtree.org.uk

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