Volunteering Specifications 

What can volunteers expect from Interculture?

  • A space to learn more about the topics of interest of the organisation such as intercultural awareness, conscious and  Unconscious bias, Whiteness, Islamophobia awareness, racism and discrimination.

  • Information, orientation, relevant training and professional development.

  • An increased knowledge of intercultural issues, networking skills, marketing, social media, BAME issues and how Bristol works.

  • A chance to increase your network and have training on networking skills.

  • A space to contribute to the local community through their ideas, skills and experiences.

  • To be treated fairly and with respect. Interculture will promote a positive and safe environment, where volunteers can feel encouraged to share their opinions and ideas with the team.

  • Support and help to solve any conflict that may arise within the organisation or while volunteering. We will support you to do this as part of your University course.

  • The opportunity to attend and participate in cultural / anti - racism/ anti - Islamophobia/ diversity / community / corporate events.

  • Valuable experience of being part of a very diverse team.

  • You will be working directly with the founding director and other volunteers. We have a great working relationship and are looking for new volunteers to join our friendly and passionate team.

Minimum Volunteering Requirements 

  • A basic understanding of intercultural awareness and motivation to make a difference.

  • A willingness to research relevant themes/ organisations and individuals. ( support provided)

  • A willingness to step out of your comfort zone.

  • You will need to come into the office at least once a week, but can also work remotely.

  • Attend a monthly team meeting. 

  • Interculture encourages candidates from under-represented groups such as people from BAME and LGBTQ+ backgrounds.