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Job: Project Administrator (New Roots) Refugee Council P/T 21hrs

Please find below details of a new recruitment opportunity at Refugee Council based at Oak House in Leeds. Post:     Project Administrator Team:     New Roots Hours:      21 hours per week Duration:  Fixed-term until September 2020 Grade/Salary:  Grade 4, £13,440.60- £15,277.80 Actual To apply, please visit our website and apply online. https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/jobs/5414_project_administrator_leeds Closing date for applications is […]

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Creative Cultures – Leeds Playhouse

Creative Cultures is a brand new creative project for older adults and especially encourage those who speak English as an additional language. Leeds Playhouse, funded by Time to Shine are setting up this exciting new project in 3 different hubs: Touchstone Support Centre, Harehills Seacroft Grange Care Village Bistro in Seacroft Leeds Playhouse in Leeds City […]

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Seminar: Pregnant and Destitute, Tues 11 December 2018 – Free

This seminar will  consist of presentations outlining the difficulties accessing financial support, housing and NHS maternity charging  faced by migrant women who are pregnant or new mothers, and campaigning to address these. Find out about the Migrant Women’s Rights Service which provides advice to midwives and community organisations who are supporting migrant women who are […]

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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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