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Volunteer Hounslow Employment Support Volunteer (Performed in person, located in Hounslow, London)

Shaw Trust


Posted over 30 days ago...

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, Applications, CVs, Cover Letters, Mock Interviews...


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London Borough of Hounslow, TW3 1ES

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

As am Employment Coach with Shaw Trust, you will provide valuable support to jobseekers in their journey back to work. (This will be performed in person at our Hub in Hounslow) 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 in to 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 -           Amending CVs -           Cover Letters -           Interview preparation

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: • Want to help people facing disadvantage work towards achievable goals • Are able to work with groups of vulnerable adults • 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 qualifications and/or experience. 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.


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