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Archive | October, 2015

Debate on the cut to asylum support rates for children

Text by Mike at SHSH “On 27 October, the House of Lords debated Baroness Hamwee’s motion to annul the regulations which reduced asylum support levels for children. A total of 14 Peers expressed their concerns over the cuts and over the way the regulations were introduced. To read the full debate go to: Baroness Hamwee […]

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Civil Service Internship Programme – wants more students from BME backgrounds to apply

The Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) puts talented undergraduates and graduates, from diverse backgrounds, on a 6 to 9 week work placement in a government department. Some interns are offered a coaching programme to help improve their skills and move towards getting a place on the Civil Service Fast Stream. The application window for the […]

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Vacancy: Admin & Finance Officer (p/t maternity cover), City of Sanctuary, Leeds

City of Sanctuary are recruiting for an Administration and Finance Officer (maternity cover)   Location: Leeds Hours: 14hrs/week Deadline: 8th November 2015 City of Sanctuary is a movement committed to building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for refugees seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. Our network of local groups includes boroughs, towns and cities […]

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Local Welfare Scheme Funding for Refugees – 100k from Leeds City Council

Up to £100k will be made available from LCC to support 3rd sector organisations in working with refugees and asylum seekers. Organisations to be supported are those whose principle activity is providing assistance to refugees and asylum seekers. Funding will be made available for the following purposes: To increase capacity to provide advice and support; […]

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Toast Love Coffee popping up on Roundhay Road

TLC is a social enterprise, employing refugee and asylum seeking women, it’s a pay-as-you-feel cafe, using intercepted food. It is about providing a warm welcome in Leeds, a safe, friendly and neutral space for new people to meet; to break down barriers, create new friendships and build community. Please come by to support, and enjoy […]

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Migration Yorkshire – call for Expressions of Interest

Funding is becoming available from the European Structural and Investment Fund [ESIF] for the Leeds City Region ‘Integration of marginalised and vulnerable new migrants’ programme. The call was issued on 8 October 2015, with a deadline of 12 noon on 30 November 2015. Migration Yorkshire will be applying as a ‘lead bidder’, to project manage […]

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Jobs: City of Sanctuary roles

Coordinator – Arts and Faith Coordinator – Schools of Sanctuary Coordinator – Please note that a previous version of the job descriptions had an error in the email address to send applications to. All applications should be sent to [email protected]

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