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Resource of the Week #76: Social Activities & Support

At RETAS we have developed some resources using a tool called Padlet on which we have been displaying recurring social activities and support groups for signposting refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants. We are trying to expand the use of these and have a number of other organisations now collaborating on this.  Here are […]

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Employability Workshops with PATH Yorkshire starting 30th May 2019

EMPLOYABILITY WORKSHOPS WITH PATH YORKSHIRE As part of the New Roots project, PATH Yorkshire running 3 employability workshops over the next few weeks on Job Searching, CVs and Application Forms and Interview Skills on the following dates: 30th May – Job search 13th June – CVs and application forms 20th June – Interview Skills Please see […]

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Trustee Vacancy at Manuel Bravo Project

Manuel Bravo Project are recruiting for a new Trustee!  Manuel Bravo Project is a charitable organisation based in Leeds that aims to help asylum seekers who are unable to find adequate legal representation. Manuel Bravo Project are looking for individuals who are ambitious for our communities, with an ability to think creatively, willingness to speak […]

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Winning the argument to keep families together, 1st May 2019 2.00 – 4.30pm (EVENT POSTPONED)

British Future and Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network invite you to a half-day workshop on: Winning the argument to keep families together, 2.00 – 4.30pm, 1st May 2019, Leeds venue. The workshop is for campaigners, advocates and any civil society groups communicating publicly on family migration, refugee family reunion and integration for families arriving in […]

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Job: RETAS Leeds Education & Employment Adviser

RETAS Leeds are recruiting for a Full Time Education and Employment Adviser Location: RETAS Leeds, 233-237 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 4HS Hours/salary scale: 35 hours per week, £23,398 per annum Responsible to: Operations and Development Manager Fixed Term post funded by the Big Lottery Community Fund: April 2019-Sept 2020 (Post subject to regular review in line with financial monitoring […]

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TRAINING: Community Interpreting Course

A practical Level 1 course for adults wanting to develop the skills and knowledge required to be an effective community interpreter. You will learn how to carry out interpreting assignments confidently, effectively and evaluate your performance. Assessment session on: 11 /0 2 /1 9 10:00 – 2 :00 Course Dates : 25/ 0 2/19 – […]

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Reading Groups to Improve English Skills

Reading Groups to improve English! Compton Road Library – 5-6:30 pm on Wednesday evenings; Harehills Lane, Harehills, Leeds, LS9 7BG, Contact: Helen Kingstone ([email protected]) & April Geers ([email protected]) Leeds Central Library group meets fortnightly on Thursday at 4-5.30pm; Municipal Buildings, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB; Contact: Rachel Webster ([email protected]) Little London Reading Group meets from […]

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