Community Employment Hub

Vacancy · 3–4 hrs/wk
Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Social contactOther
OrganisingITReading & WritingTalking to othersListeningEnglish
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SummaryTo support people towards work and enhance their confidence, self esteem and support them to overcome barriers.
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Community Employment Hub volunteers

Volunteer information: We are looking for valued volunteers to help out at our 'Community Employment Hubs’, to support people in our community towards work.

Where: Community Hubs exist in Williton, Stogursey, Watchet, Minehead and Dulverton and soon to be Taunton and Wellington

Commitment: Minimum 3 hour session, one morning (when you can), in one or more locations: Tuesday – Williton (weekly); Wednesday – Stogursey (every fortnight); Watchet – Thursday (weekly); Dulverton 1st Thursday (monthly), Minehead – Friday (weekly). Taunton and Wellington days to be confirmed

Duration: Ongoing

Why we want you: To provide holistic, positive support for people who require help towards work. Supporting clients to build confidence, self-esteem and access to the job market via CV writing, job searching, interview preparation or moving jobs, IT support and signposting to other agencies and organisation for further support, education and training.

What’s in it for you:The hubs provide a friendly environment and team of volunteers, who enjoy helping people. You will meet new people and enhance existing skills gaining a worthwhile experience in supporting others.

The skills you need: We are looking for people with a positive attitude and good communication skills who are friendly and enjoy meeting people. You will be comfortable in, filling in forms and using IT and recognising when people need further help through experienced organisation/agency support.

Notes: Appropriate training will be provided and further support where necessary. The Community hubs are led by the community for the community to provide a robust service to those who wish to access it

What volunteers needNative language skills
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About Community Employment Hubs
A community lead facility for the community. Supporting people in their pathway towards work! Delivering bespoke individual support in a holistic, relaxed environment all because we care! The hubs offer flexible support to people who are aiming to overcome their own personal barriers to skills development and employment and focus on addressing barriers which help towards progressing towards employment, wherever possible, within the community itself. The holistic approach and ethos of the hubs have proved to have a positive contribution towards the confidence, self-esteem, social interaction and health and well-being of those who attend. Enabling non judgemental support and free internet access in all hubs.
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