Staff

Recruitment Process

Young Roots recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and particularly welcome BAME candidates and those with lived experience of migration and the asylum system to apply. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities.
Young Roots is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not automatically prevent you from being considered for this role.

Recruitment process
Volunteers

Casework Assistant

Hours: 1 day per week 

We ask for at least 6 months’ commitment.

Young Roots is looking for 3 volunteers who are natural advocates with a passion for working with young refugees and asylum seekers. We will prioritise applications from those people who speak the main refugee languages (Arabic, Tigrinyia, Amharic, Kurdish Sorani).

You will be very organised. You will be competent with Microsoft 0365 and thoroughly computer literate. You will be adaptable to changing circumstances, and excellent at problem solving.  You will be happy working independently, supporting a busy team.

Please download the role description and person specification to learn more.

If you would like to apply to this position, please send your CV and a supporting statement to rehab@youngroots.org.uk by June 23rd.

Youth Club Volunteer – Brent

Hours: Thursday from 4.45pm to 8pm, at least twice a month.
We ask for at least 6 months’ commitment.

We are looking for 2 volunteers to join our weekly Youthclub in Brent from October 2021. The youthclub is a space where 11-25 year old refugees and asylum seekers come to hang out, do workshops and activities and seek support with issues in their lives.

Please download the role description and person specification to learn more.

If you would like to apply to this position, please send your CV and supporting statement to volunteering@youngroots.org.uk by Monday 9th August.

Sport and Advice Hub Volunteer – Brent

Hours: Wednesday from 4.45pm to 8p, at least twice a month.
We ask for at least 6 months’ commitment.

We are looking for 2 volunteers to join our weekly Sport and Advice Hub in Brent from October 2021. The Sport and Advice Hub is a space where 11-25 year old refugees and asylum seekers come to play football, cricket and other sports and also seek support with issues in their lives.

Please download the role description and person specification to learn more.

If you would like to apply to this position, please send your CV and supporting statement to volunteering@youngroots.org.uk by Monday 9th August.

Recruitment process
Trustees
We have no trustee vacancies at the moment