We are currently recruiting a Youth Caseworker (3 days per week) to provide intensive 1-to-1 practical and emotional support to young refugees and asylum seekers (11 to 25 years old) in Brent

The caseworker will manage their own caseload and support the Service Manager with monitoring and evaluation of the service. This role if funded until March 2019 with hope for extension subject to funding.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small team of dedicated staff and volunteers supporting young refugees in North West London. The post is 3 days per week (21 hours) and is based at the College of North West London in Brent with regular travel across London. The salary is £17,304 for 3 days a week (£28,840 FTE).

Deadline: Sunday 18th February 2018
Interview date: Tuesday 27th February 2018
Start date: as soon as possible

Please download the job description and person specification, 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 Hayley Cohen ( by the deadline above.

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.

To apply

If you are interested in applying for any of the positions, please download the role descriptions below and submit an application form to 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

Youth Activities Intern (Brent)
Youth Activities Intern (Croydon)
Casework Intern (Brent)
Casework Intern (Croydon)

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
Interviews: TBC

Please download the role description and person specification, application form, and application guidelines. Completed application forms should be sent to Michele Kirschstein at as soon as possible.


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