Registered Charity No. 1142919
Phone: 0121 788 1087 or 0798 551 1062 Email:

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Homework Club & Supplementary Education Project Manager

Entraide has received a 3 years grant from BBC Children in Need for its Homework Club & Supplementary Education Project. This is an after school club developed to assist refugee and asylum seeking children and young people in the area, where English is their 2nd language. The Homework Club & Supplementary Education will be held once a week on a Monday afternoon (3:30pm to 5:30pm) or another day to be agreed in consultation with children and their parents/ carers 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 Programme Manager (8 hours per week) to support the Board of Trustees in the implementation of the project. The Homework Club & Supplementary Education Project Manager will be responsible for the development, implementation and daily management of the project.

To apply for any of these vacancies, please download the Job Descriptions and Application Form below. Please send your completed application to:  

The closing date for applications is 30th October 2017 at 12 noon.

Job Description & Person Specs- Homework Club Project Manager

Job Application Form

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.


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 for further information and an application pack.