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Archive | January, 2020

Nominations invited for the Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards

The Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards, known as “The YAYAs” for short, aim to make a difference in raising the aspirations for some of the county’s most disadvantaged communities. The YAYA awards (, a Yorkshire-wide awards scheme, in partnership with York St. John’s University has been launched! The YAYA awards are supported by local, regional […]

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Resource of the Week: Support through court

a submission from JGW – long time reader, first time contributor.  Support Through Court are a charity supporting people who face court alone so that they can represent themselves to the best of their ability. Our service is free and based in court buildings. Our aim is to help clients represent themselves to the best of their abilities so […]

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Supporting people dealing with the immigration system – 26th January 2020

What? Workshops for Asylum Activists 1.30pm For people interested in getting involved in the phone support project 2-3pm For current phone support volunteers (& new volunteers who came to 1.30pm session) 3.15pm For people interested in getting involved in anti raids support Please bring food/snacks to share if you can 🙂 When? Sunday, 26 January […]

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Volunteer Role: Children’s Advisor at Refugee Council

There is a new opportunity to volunteer with the Children’s Section in Leeds. Location: Refugee Council Children’s Section, Hillside, Beeston Road, Leeds, LS11 8ND Time commitment: 2 days per week (9:30 – 17:00 approx.) for a minimum of 6 months Responsible to: Children’s Adviser, Children’s Section Main role: The main purpose of this post is […]

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Job: Support and Integration Caseworker – 22.5 hrs/wk – St. Augustine’s Centre, Halifax

22.5 hours per week – NJC SCP 12, currently £11.19 per hour. 12 month post, possibility of extension subject to funding We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, with an understanding of issues affecting asylum seekers and good knowledge of local social opportunities, to join our team as a Support and Integration Caseworker. This post […]

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Micro Rainbow (for LGBTI People Seeking Asylum)

Micro Rainbow is a CIC committed to empowering LBGTI asylum seekers and refugees to access services, live safely and participate in opportunities. We can provide: Housing – Safe, temporary accommodation for LGBTI people seeking asylum when their living situation puts them at risk of harm and prejudice. Social inclusion – Group activities, including events, exclusively […]

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