Be part of us
The vitality, energy and expertise that our volunteers bring to KIKIT is invaluable. We take pride in working with people to help empower and embrace positive change within our communities.
There are many benefits to becoming a volunteer. Firstly, we wouldn’t be able to operate without them as they are the lifeblood of the organisation. And in addition to that, they are always telling us that they feel as though they are giving something back to the community by volunteering, and if they’re with us on a college/university placement that they are gaining invaluable experience as well.
What are the benefits to being part of KIKIT?
- You will gain work experience in an exciting, forward-thinking organisation
- We offer many training and personal development opportunities. With us you’ll be doing far more than just photocopying or filing
- We’ll work around you to give you the most flexibility
- We have many opportunities geared around specific projects, which will give you a taste of what it’s like to work for an organisation such as ours
If you like what you’ve read, just email us and we’ll be in touch to see how you can become a part of our exciting organisation.
BAME Specialist Recovery Worker – Full time – 12 months (subject to review at end of contract)
You’ll make a difference to service users’ lives as you develop the personal, flexible and realistic support packages they need to help turn things around. Passionate about people, you’ll enjoy the scope and diversity of this role, working as part of a friendly and multidisciplinary team. As well as having a lot of involvement with partnership agencies.
You’ll provide harm reduction advice and support on a 121 basis. service users and members of the wider community. You will primarily be working with Criminal Justice Clients who are historically vulnerable and hard to engage and will be required to liaise with other professionals involved with the service users care. One of the main aims of this position is encouraging people from this client group into treatment & empowering to integrate back into the community to build a brighter future.
Initially the funding is for 12 months, however, it is possible this will be extended.
The successful candidate will have a professional qualification in a relevant subject e.g. Social Work, or a L3 in drug & alcohol or equivalent. Experience and knowledge of the criminal justice system and substance abuse is desirable.
0121 448 3883
153 Stratford Road
- Mon: 9am – 5pm
- Tues: 9am – 5pm
- Wed: 9am – 5pm
- Thu: 9am – 5pm
- Fri: 9am – 5pm
Our drop-in centre, at the heart of the community in Sparkbrook, is the focal point for all our activity. Staffed by volunteers and health care professionals, we offer a warm welcome to anyone who is looking for help, advice or support. Just call between 9am and 5pm weekdays. No appointment is necessary.