Virtual Job Group Host (Boroughs: Havering, Bexley, Bromley, Redbridge, Greenwich, Barking, Waltham Forest, Enfield, Newham)

Virtual Job Group Host (Boroughs: Havering, Bexley, Bromley, Redbridge, Greenwich, Barking, Waltham Forest, Enfield, Newham)

Short term project
At a glance


  • HR
  • Advice / Advocacy
  • Mentoring / Coaching
  • Teaching / Education
  • Training


Romford, RM1 3ER
Mainly at the office, or remote opportunity.
Travel limit? Within East and South East London Boroughs


Mostly during office hours Estimate of time needed:
0-5 hours / month
There is flexibility around when and how much you volunteer, many people offer a morning or afternoon a week, or a couple of hours a week.


04 Oct 2024

Volunteer with Shaw Trust and help create brighter futures for people in your community.We’re looking for people who can offer our clients support with a wide range of work related skills and prepare for employment. Job Search, CVs...

What will you be doing?

As a Volunteer Job Coach with Shaw Trust, you will provide valuable support to young jobseekers in their journey into employment. (This will be performed in person)

Often this involves helping to build a person's confidence and self-esteem, to achieve agreed goals and objectives that will move that person closer to being able to move into meaningful and sustainable employment.

In this role you could support someone with any of the following:

-           Setting goals

-           Identifying transferable skills

-           Job Searching

-           Job Applications

-           Using Job Boards

-           Creating and Amending CVs

-           Creating and Cover Letters

-           Interview preparation / Mock Interviews

What are we looking for?

You’ll need to bring your experience of the world of work, recruiting people or motivating others to the role. You will also:


• Are able to work with groups of vulnerable young people (aged 16 - 24)

• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Have a professional manner and the ability to work independently

• Have patience and excellent listening skills


If you are applying to offer coaching sessions to our clients, you'll need to have relevant experience and/or relevant qualifications. Please note if you are working towards a coaching qualification, we are happy to verify the coaching hours you complete with our clients as part of your training.


What difference will you make?

Shaw Trust provides employment opportunities, skills development training, and health and wellbeing services across the UK.

Volunteers help us achieve our aim of empowering people and supporting them towards employment, helping with their mental health and improving their wellbeing.  This all contributes to our goal to build stronger communities and create a more inclusive world.

Shaw Trust volunteers are at the heart of everything we do.

Before you apply

reference ,safeguarding training, confidentiality, and an Enhanced Child & Adult DBS will be required

  • Education
  • Financial inclusion
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Training / employment support
  • Voluntary sector support
  • Young people
  • Organisation type: 

    Our mission is to:
    Deliver services for people at disadvantage so they can gain life and employability skills in order to live more independently, secure sustainable employment and actively...