Bengali Speaking Activity Volunteer

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Background

City Connections is a service that supports City residents and workers, to find and access the information and services they need, by linking them to health and wellbeing services in the Square Mile.

 

Commitment

Minimum of 6 months, 2-4 hours per week.

 

Purpose of Role

Our new Bengali-speaking Activity Volunteer will help by supporting the City Connections team, namely the Community Engagement Officer, to facilitate and support the new weekly activity in the East of the City. You will be helping with taking registers, administration tasks and social events with a mainly Bengali speaking client base.

 

Support Provided

All volunteers will be supported by experienced volunteer co-ordinators. Join and participate in peer support groups and meet other volunteers. Relevant training will be provided. Skills Required

Fluent Bengali-speaker with a good level of English. Good communication with a friendly approachable manner and solution-focused. Good listening skills. Reliable and committed to doing 1 session a week.

 

What’s in it for you?

Do something that is inspiring and rewarding in your spare time Develop new skills and enhance existing knowledge Make a difference to the quality of life of the people you are volunteering with and give back to the community Take part in opportunities to gain more experience/skills Access to in-house training Join and participate in peer support groups and meet other volunteers. Tempo Time Credits will be awarded for every hour you volunteer, can be redeemed in exchange for access to various venues, activities and events.

 

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Get in touch

Here's how you can get in touch with The City Connections Service.
Our Head office: 82 Russia Lane, Bethnal Green E2 9LU
Phone number: 0203 957 9844
Email: info@cityconnections.org.uk

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