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Jobs: Relief Workers, £10.65 per hour + £1.32 in lieu of Holidays, Abigail Housing

We are currently recruiting for Relief Housing Support workers to cover staff, holiday sickness and training in both our Leeds and Bradford offices. The rate of  pay is £10.65 per hour + a £1.32 in lieu of holidays Download the job pack here https://www.abigailhousing.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies/ or see below  All shortlisted applicants must have the following: Awareness of the […]

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If Immigration Enforcement pay your organisation a visit: asylum seekers’ rights and responsibilities whilst volunteering

The following is an opinion piece by Jon Beech, Director of LASSN and should not be read as legal advice issued by the LMP to its members. Please direct any comments or questions to [email protected] directly LASSN have heard about an unfortunate  – hopefully isolated – incident in the last week where a voluntary organisation had […]

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Training: Free 1/2 day training event for ESOL volunteer tutors and providers in West Yorkshire

A free training session, aimed at volunteers who provide/ support ESOL classes in West Yorkshire is being held in Leeds, 26th November 2018. The Council of Europe have developed a tool kit to provide ESOL support and are working in partnership with Learning Unlimited and Migration Yorkshire to deliver this session. Sign up on Eventbrite, first come first […]

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Research: Refugee Council Research on the role of Refugee-led community orgs

Have a read of this interesting report published by Refugee Council on the vital role of refugee-led community organisations for integration.  Quote from Maurice Wren, Chief Executive of the Refugee Council: “At a time when refugee integration is finally back on the Government’s agenda, it’s a deep concern that the voices of refugees – the […]

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Job: Destitution Caseworker, 35hrs/wk £21k West Yorkshire – PAFRAS

PAFRAS are recruiting a Destitution Caseworker to provide specialist advice and advocacy for those asylum seekers living in destitution in West Yorkshire on their options for accessing accommodation and support. Salary: £21,074 Hours: 35, full-time This post is funded by the Big Lottery Fund, Help Through Crisis. This is a permanent post subject to funding […]

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Event: Exploring Common Ground, 6th December 9am-6pm Building a Wider Story of Wellbeing, Kindness, Collaboration & Care

This event is for anyone interested in supporting and developing kindness and well-being in their communities in Leeds, whether informally as a local person, as a community activist or professionally in, at or through their work. When? Thursday 6th December 2018 (9am-6pm) Where? Shine Conference Centre and Social Enterprise Hub, Harehills, Leeds LS8 5HS Exploring Common […]

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Festival of Politics & International Relations 13th-16th November

All the events shown are free and open to the public. Full details of these and other events during the week, including times and venues are available on the registration page here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/annual-festival-of-politics-international-relations-2018-tickets-50967674687 , where further updates will be posted. Directions can be found here  Hope you are able to join us.

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