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The Snowdrop Project

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We are the first charity in the UK to provide long-term support for survivors of human trafficking.

Volunteer Caseworker 2018/19

This opportunity takes place from 24 Jan 2019. Applications closed on 22 Feb.

Volunteer Caseworkers are trained and supervised to provide one-to-one community-based support to survivors. They equip clients with the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their goals and reach a point of independence.

What skills do I need?

We look for volunteer caseworkers with experience of working with vulnerable communities / refugees / asylum-seekers or have an equivalent health and social care background. You will need to be computer literate and have a good standard or spoken and written English.

What will I gain?

You will gain valuable experience working with vulnerable communities and learn from experienced social workers and trained professionals.

Training and support

Training is provided by professionals over 8 weeks and covers a wide range of topics from the background of trafficking to understanding the asylum process. Volunteer Caseworkers receive professional one-to-one supervision every 2-3 weeks and group supervision with other caseworkers and befrienders quarterly

Time commitment

This role can require up to 6 hours commitment a week and can involve travelling around Sheffield to various appointments.

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

Yes

Location

Various locations in Sheffield

Travel information

Travel expenses will be reimbursed
  • CausesHuman rights and trafficking, Mental health, Refugees and asylum seekers
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenMonday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Wednesday afternoon, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsAdvocacy, Befriending, Communication skills, Mediation
  • Careers and AspirationsPsychology, Social work

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