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House Champion

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There are over 800 Asylum Seekers dispersed within the Bradford area. Our aim is to relieve financial hardship amongst asylum seekers, who are destitute and living temporarily or permanently in the Bradford area, by the provision of temporary accommodation, advice, information, support and advocacy. We also, refer residents to appropriate services that can help with their asylum claim.

We have 12 males in 4 properties and 4 females in one property. We are particularly looking for volunteer House Champions, whose role it will be to befriend residents, take them to appointments, help them to improve their English over a cup of tea and to provide any help that will enable them to fit in to their local community.

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Required Role

House Champion

Key responsibilities

 Good Listener  Use own initiative  Improving the lives of residents  Carry out basic property checks

Mandatory SkillsHide[-]

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude

Desirable Skills

  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Listening
  • Non-discriminatory
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving

Skill to gain

  • Initiative
  • Listening
  • Non-judgemental
  • Planning and organising
  • Positive attitude
  • Problem solving

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Twice a month

Start Date: 02-04-2019

End Date: 02-04-2020

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Location

Bradford, UK
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