We have no staff vacancies at the moment.
We recruit 4 intern positions twice a year
- June recruitment (July to December internship period). Deadline to receive applications 5pm on 13th June
- December recruitment (January to June internship period). Deadline to receive applications 5pm on Monday 11th December
Interns are an invaluable part of our small team and will have the opportunity to get experience of direct work with young refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants. The ability to speak a refugee community language(s) is highly desirable. The positions are unpaid, but lunch and travel expenses within Greater London are covered. All interns will need to provide 2 references, undergo a Young Roots DBS check and attend Young Roots safeguarding training.
Young Roots recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. As an organisation that supports refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, we particularly welcome applications from within these communities, as they are currently under-represented in the organisation.
If you are interested in applying for any of the positions, please download the role descriptions below and submit an application form to London@youngroots.org.uk by the deadlines above. (You’re welcome to apply for more than one of the internships but you only need to fill in the form once). We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications.
Please note we do not accept CVs
We are currently recruiting a Casework and Activities Intern, Football Volunteers and Trip and Holiday Activity Volunteers to support our projects in Brent working with young refugees and asylum seekers (11 to 25 years old)
The Casework and Activities Intern (voluntary position) will assist in running our casework and activities service. Interns are an invaluable part of our small team and will have the opportunity to gain experience of direct work with young refugees and asylum seekers through our case-work drop-in and group activities. You will be attending appointments with young people, as well as assisting with administration and monitoring and evaluation tasks. A part of your time will be dedicated to assisting with group activities (youth club, peer support) when needed. This role is 6 months part-time (3 days per week)
We are looking for two football club volunteers to assist in running our weekly football sessions on Thursdays from 5:15pm – 6:45pm. For these roles we are especially looking for volunteers who have an interest in football and sports more generally, with the potential of assisting staff in sports trips in the future. We ask volunteers for a one-year commitment as this helps build trust and connection with the young people we work with.
We are looking for five trip and holiday activity volunteers to assist in running our termly Saturday trips and holiday activities (sometimes on weekdays) throughout the year. Trips and activities may include visiting museums, playing sports, seeing central London sights, creative workshops and more. We ask volunteers for a one-year commitment as this helps build trust and connection with the young people we work with.
Deadline: 5pm Tuesday 6th March 2018
Interview date: Monday 12th March 2018
Safeguarding training: Monday 19th of March (date and location tbc but attendance is mandatory)
Start date: as soon as possible
Please download the job description and person specification for the roles (linked to above), our youth participation statement and application form. We highly recommend you read our application guidelines to see what we’re looking for in applications.
Completed forms should be returned to Despina Tsiakalou (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the deadline above
We are looking for an office volunteer for 1 day per week to assist with administrative task including entering session registers, debriefs and registration forms onto our database; filing; shredding; and ad hoc computer-based tasks to support our youth activities in Croydon.
Days: Ideally Tuesdays but flexible for the right person
Hours: 10:00 – 17:00
Workplace: Croydon Office – CR0 2XX
Start date: ASAP
Application deadline: ASAP / Rolling deadline – applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Please download the role description and person specification, application form, and application guidelines. Completed application forms should be sent to Michele Kirschstein at email@example.com as soon as possible.
We have no trustee vacancies at the moment.