Community Lead Organisation For Gypsy, Roma and Travellers
"Nothing About Us, Without Us"
Volunteer at GATE Herts
We encourage applications from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people and will offer an interview to applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role.
GATE Herts is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and the successful applicant will need to undertake an enhanced DBS criminal record check.
WE AIM TO IMPROVE
Training for Adults and Young People in education providing new opportunities
Supporting the health and well-being of the GRT community
Working with residents on local authority sites to try to obtain the services and rights they are entitled to
Helping find employment for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller individuals.
WHAT WE DO
GATE is a Community led organisation, working in Hertfordshire and surronding areas to promote awareness of the issues that affect the Gypsy Traveller Communities.
Our vision at GATE Herts is to seek to resolve issues that confront GRT communities so that they develop pride and confidence to become more included and valued at all levels of society.
Our mission is to build a sustainable organisation that provides leadership both locally and nationally in addressing the disadvantage and discrimination that GRT communities experience. GATE Herts will support and
empower GRT communities to bring about this change.
We work in partnership to address the issues which affect our Accommodation, Health, Education, Employment and our circumstances within UK society.
We develop the capacity and skills of Gypsy and Traveller people in such a way that they are better able to identify and help meet their needs and to participate more fully in society.
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