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Volunteering For Change

Volunteering For Change

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 Migrant Voice -
 Migrant Voice - Volunteering For Change

Migrant Voice has a number of new exciting volunteering opportunities in Glasgow to support our Volunteering For Change project.

We are looking for a diverse group of passionate and committed individuals interested in ensuring migrants' voices are heard and that migrants are challenging hostility and discrimination and feeling at home in their new community. Our new opportunities are open to both migrants and Scottish volunteers.

Interested individuals will benefit from the training of Migrant Voice and will receive support, work placement and experience, information about other opportunities and a reference at the end of their placement which might be useful to those who are planning to go into employment.

Selected volunteers will be required to attend an informal interview, induction and other training and regular supervision. Volunteers are also required to commit to a minimum of 6 months placement, and a minimum of two days per month.

Interested applicants can apply to more than one of the following volunteering positions:

Event Organisers – to organise small groups, network meetings and other events

Communications Content Creator – working with our Communications Officer on our website,newsletter and social media. The content creator can contribute with: Blog posts, interviews, news, newsletters, social media, video making/editing, podcasts, photographs, graphic design

Administrators – supporting the daily running of the office and projects (one day per week)

Social Researchers – working to design and carry out surveys, analyse data and develop evaluation reports for our activities. 

Support Volunteers – providing one to one support to migrants to learn about their rights and challenge discrimination and support them with English, IT or signposting to other providers such as education and mental health.

Trainers and mentors - developing the communication and media skills of migrants including conducting interviews, writing blog posts, commenting on social media, taking photos and making videos, etc

What else we offer:

The opportunity to :

  • work on this exciting new project, develop new skills and make new friends
  • join a diverse, multi-cultural and enthusiastic team
  • Increase employability and new career path opportunities
  • use your time, skills, passion and knowledge to make a difference to someone's life

For more information and/or to apply, please contact Amparo Fortuny at amparo@migrantvoice.org. or call 0739 868 0585

Migrant Voice is a migrant-led organisation supporting migrants, refugees and asylum seekers regardless of status or country of origin. We develop the media skills and confidence of migrants with the aim of strengthening their voices in the media and civil society in order to counter xenophobia and increase support for the rights of migrants.