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KRAN are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to support the vital work we do with young unaccompanied asylum seekers and refugees in Kent. 
 
 

Volunteer Application Procedure

All applications (with completed KRAN volunteer form) should be sent to gwen@kran.org.uk in the first instance.

Please note: KRAN may as part of its application process and due diligence, undertake a social media search of prospective volunteers. 

You will receive acknowledgement of your application within one week.

Welcome talks are held the last Wednesday of each month.

All enquiries regarding volunteering should be directed to the Volunteer Manager, Gwen Wilkinson, on 07793 586299 or gwen@kran.org.uk

Current volunteer opportunities:


Volunteer opportunities at the Education Project:

KRAN Education Project has positions available for volunteer classroom assistants to work at our classroom-based projects in Canterbury.

This role would suit someone looking for experience of the charity sector or classroom and able to offer a minimum commitment of one day a week (5 hours, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 2 pm) for 3 months. DBS check will be required and references will be taken up.

The role would suit an open minded, outgoing and confident person with good communication skills. You will be required to use your initiative to assist the young people and staff in the classroom and with one to one reading and IT and administrative tasks.

In-house training will be provided.

Please note: 

You will receive acknowledgement of your volunteer application within 7 days of submitting.

You will be invited to attend an introduction to KRAN talk within 2 months from the receipt of your application.

 

Volunteer opportunities at the Refugee Youth Mentoring Project:

We are looking for dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer mentors to support young refugees and asylum seekers aged 16 to 24 living in the community.

One to one support given through weekly one-hour sessions for a period of at least nine months. Mentors provide emotional, practical, educational, and/or English support to a young person.

The mentoring project operates across East Kent, and we are currently looking particularly for Ashford, Folkestone,  and Dover based mentors.

Training and on-going supervision provided, all applicants will be DBS checked by KRAN.

To apply please fill out our online application form. If you are successful you will be invited in for an interview. If we are a good match for you and vice versa we will then complete a DBS check with you and put you on a training course.

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Volunteer opportunities at the Outreach Project:

KRAN Outreach Project has positions available for volunteer classroom assistants to work at our classroom-based project in Folkestone.

This role would suit someone looking for experience of the charity sector or classroom and able to offer a minimum commitment of one day a week (5 hours, Tuesday to Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm) for 3 months. DBS check will be required.

The role would suit an open minded, outgoing and confident person with good communication skills. You will be required to use your initiative to assist the young people and staff in the classroom and with one to one reading and IT and administrative tasks. In-house training will be provided.

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Other volunteer opportunities:

KRAN is also looking for volunteers to help with the day to day running of the organisation. If you would like to help with administrative, data handling or IT tasks, we would also like to hear from you.

To apply for any volunteer roles at KRAN, please fill in the KRAN volunteer form and return it via email to gwen@kran.org.uk

For more information about volunteering with us contact Gwen Wilkinson on 07793 586299 or gwen@kran.org.uk