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Independent Monitoring Boards (IMB) - Volunteering Vacancies

Independent Monitoring Boards (IMB) - Volunteering Vacancies

Recruiting from 29 January until 25 of February 2024.

Do you want to obtain skills in a new and interesting way?

Are you searching for ways to meet new people and fill your time? Maybe you’re looking for ways to increase your confidence or develop your skillset and gain experience?

If so, then you could join our team of ordinary people doing an extraordinary role: independent monitors in prisons and immigration detention. All our members are unpaid public appointees, appointed by Ministers.

Contact Details


Sophie Anscombe

Job Title/Position

Regional Support Lead

Organiser Address

IMB Third Floor, Post Point 2 10 South Colonnade London E14 4PU

Telephone Number


Times & Dates

Date(s) Info

Recruiting from 29 January until 25 of February 2024.


Eligibility Notes

General Notes

We are currently recruiting at HMP Brinsford and HMP Featherstone

So why join? As one member says: “It could be the most rewarding thing you have ever done.”  

Volunteers are required to commit to an average of 3-4 visits a month, checking on conditions, talking to those who are detained and monitoring how they are treated.

We are looking for people who have the following qualities

  • integrity and honesty
  • ability to analyse situations and make decisions
  • commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

 Training and support will be provided during the 12-month induction period.

Although this is an unpaid role, we pay travel and subsistence expenses, childcare/carer costs.

If you are interested, then book onto our next virtual open evening to find out more. Alternatively, please visit to apply.

We are recruiting until from 29 January until 25 of February 2024.

Service Information


All of Dudley Borough

Target Audiences:


Support Groups:

No specific disability


Parking available, Toilet facilities, Wheelchair accessible, Disabled toilet, Disabled Parking

Last updated 2nd February 2024

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