MRC is currently looking to fill the following vacancies:
Senior Caseworker (Private Clients)
This is an exciting time to join the MRC legal team. We offer legal advice on all immigration and asylum matters as well as generalist advice on a full range of welfare, housing, and debt issues.
We are now looking to expand our private client work which provides the highest quality legal representation while subsidising the charity’s work for poorer clients.
As Senior Caseworker (Private Clients), you will be responsible for delivering high quality legal services on the full range of immigration issues for private individuals and corporate clients. You will also contribute to the growth & development of the private client practice.
There will be scope within the role to contribute to policy and influencing work relating to the immigration policy as well as to work on asylum, statelessness and other areas of legal work.
This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious immigration caseworker with a strong client focus who is keen to help develop this growing immigration practice and to work in a supportive and flexible working environment.
We welcome applications from candidates interested in a full time or part time role. MRC is proud to offer flexible and family friendly working arrangements.
Please download the application pack to find find out more about the role and our organisation.
Deadline: Open Until Filled
Berol House, Haringey
We currently have volunteer placement opportunities providing support in our legal team and in our support services team at Berol House, our head office in Tottenham Hale, Haringey. The following opportunities are available:
Admin & Reception Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to support our administration team. We are looking for people with good communication skills (knowledge of other languages would be very useful) to greet our clients and provide vital support to the administration of the charity.
Job Search Support Group Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to assist with Job seeker support, helping the centre users improve their CV, set up email accounts, complete online job applications, practice for interviews, or simply search for jobs . We are looking for people with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (knowledge of other languages would be very useful), those who have patience and good listening skills and can help unemployed adults on a one-to-one basis.
Community Health Coach/Trainer Volunteer
We are looking for individuals who have a background or interest in health issues, who can help us run health initiatives in the community. This could include training, activities, and coaching. We are ideally looking for people who also have first or second hand experience of migration (including refugees and asylum seekers), and especially people who can speak other languages, so as to facilitate community engagement.
Volunteer Digital Media Coaches
We are looking for persons with a flair for digital skills to teach our beginner and intermediate computer classes. Some classes cover functional digital skills to enable active citizenship using digital technology and the internet. Your role initially will be to provide one-to-one support and teaching assistance. You may also be able to deliver your own class after a period of observation. Other classes provide office-type practice for those who wish to pursue their education, studies or work in an office environment. We are also particularly keen to take on people who speak different languages, to support a wider range of service users (including Lingala, Amharic, Tigrinya, Arabic, Portugese, Spanish, Italian, Farsi)
Volunteer English Teachers
MRC is seeking CELTA/TEFL qualified teachers who would like to volunteer at least 2 hours per week to teaching English (ESOL) to adult migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. We offer morning, afternoon and evening classes at different levels, from Pre-Entry (beginners) to Level 2 (Upper Intermediate).
To apply for the above roles, please contact email@example.com for an application pack.
Derry House, Westminster
We currently have volunteer placement opportunities providing support in our legal team at Derry House, our advice office in Westminster. The following opportunities are available:
Legal Administration Volunteer
We are looking to recruit volunteers to assist with translation work, interviewing and assessing clients and day to day tasks to ensure the smooth running of drop in advice sessions. Knowledge of an additional language is essential, but community languages such as Farsi and Bengali would be an asset.
To apply for the above role, please send a CV (including 2 references) and covering letter, explaining your suitability for the voluntary role, and reason for applying to Sylvia.Velasquez@migrants.org.uk.
We encourage applications from people with migrant & refugee backgrounds.
We are an equal opportunities employer.