Refugee mentoring programme administrator
4-6 hours per week for at least 6 months
Love to Learn - works with children and young people from refugee backgrouds and their families and carers. They provide educational advocacy and advice, learning support, clubs and workshops, and supported referrals in order to raise educational aspiration and achievement. From their experience of running this programme for many years, they know that mentors change lives. In many families of children from refguee background there are barriers to acheiveing their potential at school, including the language barrier, different education systems, being newly arrived in the county, issues with foster carers or teachers. Mentors work to bridge the gap between school and home so that children and young people can learn, and bring fun and outside opportunities and advise for young people.
Love to Learn's programme of matching learning mentor's with young people from refugee backgrounds is growing and there is now a real need for help with it's administration. If you love being organised and want to help transform young people's lives with an office-based role, this may be right for you. The systems are all in place, and it's very rewarding.
We're looking for someone who is friendly, motivated, very organised and has computer skills.