Conversation Workshops – Lancashire Refugee Resettlement Programme West Lancs

Lancashire Refugee Resettlement Programme (LRRP) require volunteers to support their Conversation workshop sessions.

Do you have teaching / ESOL experience?

Their sessions aim to help refugee & asylum seekers to feel integrated into their new area by providing them with the opportunity to improve on their ability to converse with others in a supportive, empathetic environment.

Volunteers are asked to commit to a period of no less than 6 months once accepted.

As the day and time are set, please check your availability before applying.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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  • Supporting ESOL workshops
  • Engaging with the group supporting those attending to take part and to get involved, may also require 121
  • Supporting sessions that are delivered at venues online as required
  • Help with building new skills, confidence, and motivation
  • Help setting up the room for group work and tidying up afterwards (Building based)
  • Log your volunteering hours monthly

Required Qualities:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Commitment to addressing the needs of refugees and asylum seekers & interest in refugee issues.
  • ESOL / Teaching experience would be an advantage
  • Patience and understanding, trustworthy and responsible
  • Approachable and Friendly
  • Non-Judgemental
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • An ability to motivate and inspire others
  • Excellent communication skills (no additional language skills required)
  • Active Listener
  • Reliable and committed to providing long term volunteering support on dates required
  • Ability to work well as part of a team


Training is required in the form of distance eLearning specific to the service and the role. Volunteers are expected to complete all training as and when required.

Required Age:

18 years +


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This opportunity is specific to those in the West Lancashire District.

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If you are interested in this opportunity please contact the Volunteer Co-ordinator for a chat, or click apply now.

Email: Lancashire Volunteer Partnership

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