Volunteering opportunities

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IRMO employs more than 80 volunteers who do everything from English teaching to running women’s groups and activities for children. We’re always on the lookout for positive, energetic people that are willing to donate their time and skills to IRMO.

For further information, please contact us at volunteer@irmo.org.uk

Coming opportunities

 

IMMIGRATION ASSISTANT (non-advice giving)

Role Information

Days and hours: 16 hours a week (Tuesday or Wednesday and Friday from 10am to 6pm)
Term: Minimum commitment of 6 months
Reporting to: Immigration Legal Adviser

Skills required: IT skills, fluency in Spanish and a good level of English are
essential (Portuguese language skills also desirable).

About the role

As an Immigration Assistant you will shadow and assist IRMO’s OISC-certified Immigration Advisers in their work to offer confidential consultation on questions related to immigration and to deal with visa application procedures. You will not be
providing advice.

BILINGUAL RECEPTIONIST (KEY CONTACT)

About the role

Our team of Key Contacts is the backbone of our organisation. Your responsibility will be to provide information on and promote our different services and projects and to ensure that our service users’ requirements are met. As a key contact, you will be at the front desk of our organisation greeting members from the Latin American community, helping them with general enquiries and referring them to the relevant service. You are expected to register clients, organise appointments, and answer the phone and emails. You will be supported by other volunteers and project coordinators.

This role will allow you to improve your administrative, communication and customer service skills. The position will also give you the opportunity to improve and practice your language skills in Spanish, Portuguese and English, and to gain confidence working in a multicultural environment.

Role Information
Days and hours: Monday through Friday mornings or afternoons. Alternatively, two days a week 10:00 am to 17:00Term: Minimum voluntary commitment of 3 months
Reporting to: Project Coordinators
Key skills: Spanish, Portuguese (desirable) and English

 

 

ESOL TEACHER FOR CHILDREN (8-12 year olds)

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and pro-active individual with experience teaching children to run one of our weekly ESOL classes for Spanish/Portuguese speaking children who have recently migrated to the UK. The post-holder will be responsible for planning and delivering creative and interactive ESOL classes for up to 10 children aged 8-12 years old.

Role Information
Days and Hours: Tuesdays 4-6:30pm (plus 1 to 2 hours for planning and preparation)
Term: Minimum voluntary commitment of 3 months
Reporting to: Family Project Coordinator

ESOL TEACHER FOR CHILDREN (5-7 year olds)

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and pro-active individual with experience teaching children to run one of our weekly ESOL classes for Spanish/Portuguese speaking children who have recently migrated to the UK. The post-holder will be responsible for planning and delivering creative and interactive ESOL classes for up to 10 children aged 5-7 years old.

Role Information
Days and Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays  4-6:30pm (plus 1 to 2 hours for planning and preparation)
Term: Minimum voluntary commitment of 3 months
Reporting to: Family Project Coordinator

ESOL EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT OFFICER

ABOUT THE ROLE
The ESOL Education, Training and Employment Officer position offers advice and assists young people when applying for ESOL programmes across London. Furthermore, the service supports young people who want to further training, work experience or job opportunities which are relevant to their aspirations. It will be your duty to provide one-to- one support for the growing number of beneficiaries who want to write and/or improve their CV as well as beneficiaries who want access to possible grants and/or training and internship opportunities. The purpose of the role is to support, guide and advice young people so they can strengthen their employment prospects.

Role Information

Days and hours: 2 Times per week. 6 hours total. 2 Hours of Monthly meetings with Project Manager
Term: Minimum 6 months commitment
Reporting to: Latin American Youth Forum (LAYF) Project Manager
Start date: ASAP

 

 

 

 

Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organization