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Youth English Homework Club Volunteer

New Communities Partnership (NCP)

About New Communities Partnership (NCP)

NCP (New Communities Partnership)is an independent national network of 150 migrant-led groups comprising of 65 nationalities with offices in Dublin and Cork with outreach to other cities. The mission of NCP is to act as an effective network representing and empowering ethnic minority-led groups and leaders, at all levels, in order to influence positive change in policies that impact on their lives.

What's Involved

NCP Youth works to tackle the challenges and issues faced by migrant youth in Ireland. Our main activity is to facilitate English Homework Clubs to support and assist migrant children in primary and secondary schools to:
1. Achieve their full potential
2. Have the same opportunities as their Irish peers
3. Better integrate into the school system and
4. Prevent early school leaving

NCP Youth Volunteer Role
• Working with NCP Youth once a week for one hour to deliver weekly classes to specific schools in Dublin Inner City (Dublin 1 and Dublin 7)
• Helping migrant / refugee students with English and homework in their schools (after or during the school hours)
• Working in collaboration with the school teachers to deliver effective supports to the students.

Benefits to you
• Experience in teaching and exploring new career path
• Learning to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds
• Learning about other cultures, meeting people and building networks
• Engagement with NCP and their work of integration in Ireland
• Learning about school environment and practices

What's required for this position

• Fluent English
• Experience in teaching / facilitation (desirable but not essential)
• Between 4-6 months commitment
• Garda Vetting

  • Education/ Training
  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Fluent English

Times and commitment required for this role

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Minimum time commitment: 6 months

Hours required: 1hrs Weekly

Other Details

Other location details:
Schools based in Dublin 1 and Dublin 7

Screening details for this role:

  • Garda Vetting
  • Informal Interviews
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Initial induction and training

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Experience in teaching and exploring new career path - work with people from different cultures and backgrounds - Meet new people and building networks; Engage with NCP & their work of integration in Ireland - Learn about school environment and practices

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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