Job Club Support Facilitator – Ancoats

Can you help facilitate Mustard Tree’s Job Club, supporting people as they build CVs, apply for jobs and prep for interviews?

Provide ad-hoc advice and guidance to participants, helping people gain skills and find work.

What you’ll be doing: Role Description

  • Support the lead facilitator in setting up and overseeing the sessions
  • Give general recommendations and be happy to answer questions on a variety of ‘Job Club’ related topics such as career advice, budgeting and completing Universal Credit journals
  • Provide extensive 1-2-1 support where necessary, potentially working with participants from before they have a CV through to prepping for their interviews
  • Contribute to a welcoming, inclusive environment, being happy to help
  • Encourage participation and help people to realise their own potential, without just ‘doing it for them’
  • Work through language barriers, improvising where necessary

General Volunteering Duties

  • Work within health, safety and safeguarding guidelines as well as Mustard Tree policies and procedures
  • Embody Mustard Tree values and represent the charity when required

What we’re looking for: Person Specification

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

Commitment

Job Club will run on Tuesday and Friday mornings, 10am until 12pm. We would ask for a commitment of at least one morning a week, for a minimum of 10 weeks.

Contact Information

If you are interested in this volunteering opportunity, please complete the attached Friend Of Application Form and send it to harry.dwan@mustardtree.org.uk

Alternatively, inquire on site or call 0161 850 2282

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