Registered Charity No. 1142919
Phone: 0121 788 1087 or 0793 193 2607 Email: info@entraideuk.org.uk

Work for Us

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Latest Roles

Caseworker

Salary: £18,212.43 per annum

Contract type : Fixed term (1 year- possible extension subject to funding)

Part time: 30 hours per week

Closing date: 23rd April 2021 at 5:00 pm

Background:

Entraide is a small charity based in North Solihull. Our aim is to promote the wellbeing of refugees and asylum seekers in Solihull and the surrounding area and to facilitate their integration into society. Entraide’s provisions include casework support, befriending, homework club and social activities. We are looking to recruit a caseworker to join our award-winning team.

The caseworker will be responsible for providing intensive one-to-one support and advocacy (including level 1 immigration advice if qualified) to asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable migrants in Solihull and the greater Birmingham area offering advice and enabling their access to healthcare, housing, welfare benefits, education, employment, specialised services and legal provisions in order to reduce destitution, homelessness and isolation. S/he will also be required to assist with any other tasks as required by the charity from time to time. For further details on the role and tasks, please download the  Job description Caseworker2021

To apply, please complete the Application Form and email it to: info@entraideuk.org.uk. Deadline to submit applications is 23rd April 2021 at 5pm. Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

Homework Project Manager

Salary: £6,500.00 rising to £6,895.00 per annum 

Funded until : 30th August 2023

Part time: 10 hours per week

Closing date: 15th April 2021 at 5:00 pm

Background:

Entraide is a small registered charity based in North Solihull. Our aims are to promote the wellbeing of refugees and asylum seekers in Solihull and the surrounding area and to facilitate their integration into society.

We have been running a Homework Club & Supplementary Education Project since 2013. This is an after school club developed to assist children with migrant background with their school achievements and English knowledge. The Homework Club is currently running once a week on a Monday afternoon with extra educational activities and events throughout the year and in the summer holidays.

As part of this, we are looking for a part-time Project Manager (10 hours per week) to support the Board of Trustees and the UK Project Manager in the implementation of the project. The Homework Club Project Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and daily management of the project. For further details on the role and tasks, please download the Job Description & Person Specs- Project Manager

To apply, please complete Application Form and email it back to info@entraideuk.org.uk. Deadline to submit applications is 15th April 2021 at 5pm. Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

Volunteering Opportunities

We are currently looking for a number of volunteers to support the vital work we do.

Volunteer Befrienders

Volunteer Befrienders are matched to an individual asylum seeker or refugee. The aim for the volunteer is to support the person they are matched with

  • to familiarise themselves with the local area,
  • to help them integrate into the local community,
  • to gain access to other services and
  • to help alleviate the emotional stress caused by past trauma and the present asylum process.

Time Commitment:

Volunteers must be able to spare two to three hours per week on a flexible basis and some daytime availability is preferred even at weekends. Befriender matches vary in length of time. Volunteers must be able to commit to the role for a minimum of six months, attend regular supervision sessions and attend mandatory training.

Location:

We are based in Chelmsley Wood however, volunteers visit the clients in their own home so you must be prepared to travel some distance either by walking, car or public transport.

Homework Club Volunteers

Homework Club Volunteers will assist in running the homework club by helping co-run educational activities for young people and assisting with homework and educational tasks with other volunteers.

Time commitment : The Homework Club runs every Monday from 3.30-6.00pm. You will also be required to commit to regular supervision sessions with the Volunteer Coordinator and attend mandatory training.

Location : Entraide UK, Chelmsley Wood Baptist Church Centre, Hedingham Grove, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 7TP.

Volunteer Interpreters

Volunteer Interpreters support clients seeking advice by facilitating the flow of communication between clients with none/limited English and our advisors and where possible, interpreting written information

Time commitment : Our advisors make appointments during the week and will ask if you are free to support with interpreting. Volunteers will need to commit to regular supervision with the Volunteer Coordinator and attend mandatory training.

Languages needed :

  • Arabic                                                 French
  • Urdu                                                    Lingala
  • Pashto                                                 Tigrinya
  • Dari                                                     Kurdish

 Location : Entraide UK – Chelmsley Wood, Solihull.

Please email aliahussain@entraideuk.org.uk for further information and an application pack.

Fundraise For Us.

Entraide devote every financial contribution we receive to meet the needs of the people we support. We undertake various projects here in the UK and in Africa all of which require financial and human resources. If you would like to organise a fundraising event to support our work here in the UK or in Africa, please contact us on 01217881087 or by email: info@entraideuk.org.uk