IMB (Independent Monitoring Board)
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Volunteer - Independent monitor of facilities in the immigration detention estate

Job description

Are you looking for a voluntary role which gives insight into a high profile and rapidly changing world that few people see? If so, we’re currently recruiting across the immigration detention estate.

Inside every facility in the immigration detention estate there is an IMB. You’ll work as part of a team of volunteers, who are the eyes and ears of the public, appointed by Ministers to perform a vital task. Volunteers have unrestricted access to facilities and detainees within the estate to monitor whether those held are being treated fairly and humanely.

As a current IMB member says: “It could be the most rewarding thing you have ever done. You can make a real difference to the experience of people in immigration detention, not just by monitoring the way they are treated, but also by raising a range of immediate concerns, such as the medical needs of a vulnerable individual, the care of someone at risk of self-harm or the needs of a victim of trafficking.”

You see places of detention from the inside and work as part of a really dedicated IMB team. Anyone over 18 can apply – detained people come from all backgrounds and so should our members.

If you are interested, then book onto our next virtual open evening to find out more about the role and hear from some of our existing volunteers. Alternatively, click Apply.

What we are looking for

We are looking for people with a non-judgemental and open-minded approach.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

UK wide

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 18 October 2022

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Closing date:  18 October 2022

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