Practical Tips

Your role as a community worker working with migrants involves:

 

  • MRCI Community Work Practice Graphics by Form.ieIn getting started inform yourself of the lived realities of migrants and their families in Ireland
  • Build relationships built on trust on solidarity
  • Build solidarity within the broader community
  • Engage with migrant communities
  • Build the critical and active participation of migrants in the work of the organisation, locally and beyond
  • Maintain contact and support to encourage participation
  • Create opportunities for participation
  • Understand and overcome the barriers to participation (time, resources etc)
  • Recognise immediate needs of people you are working with and move beyond
  • Build participation in collective spaces i.e. establishment of groups

Illustrations by Form Design