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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.







DBS (criminal records) check



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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