Are you able to help our clients get ready for employment - Supporting with
• Interviews, cv updates , job searching
• Identifying transferable skills ,building confidence
• Practical skills
We need volunteers who can deliver coaching sessions to help clients improve their confidence, motivation and other areas that will help them find and sustain employment. You'll coach clients on a one-to-one basis face to face within a job club setting maximum 4 participants at a time
We also are looking for employment volunteers who can host group sessions to support with employability & challenges in the labour market, how to adapt CVs, how to search for jobs, how to present yourself at interview. Job searching activities and looking over their cv
By offering this help, you will give our clients a chance to practise their job seeking skills and share your experience and knowledge from your own career.
Successful applicants will be asked to completed a DBS check at an enhanced level. Complete all relevant risk assessments
You’ll need to bring your experience of the world of work, recruiting people or motivating others to the role. You will also:
• Want to help people facing disadvantage work towards achievable goals
• Are able to work with groups of vulnerable adults
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Have a professional manner and the ability to work independently
• Have patience and excellent listening skills
Volunteer with Shaw Trust and help create brighter futures for people in your community.
Shaw Trust provides employment opportunities, skills development training, and health and wellbeing services across the UK. We operate charitable social enterprises and retail shops, and work alongside Shaw Education Trust, which runs a diverse chain of academy schools.
We add value to every service we deliver by investing back into community projects, such as our social enterprises, Community Hubs and national volunteering scheme.
Volunteers help us achieve our aim of empowering people and supporting them towards employment and/or helping with their mental health and wellbeing. They also help in our schools and Social Enterprises and they help us run our charity shops too.
Shaw Trust volunteers are at the heart of everything we do.