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Developing Strategic Leadership for under-represented Communities – via Voluntary Action Leeds

Voluntary Action Leeds is starting a new project that aims to support the development of people from underrepresented communities. The project will help underrepresented communities access opportunities to become school governors trustees, as well as support in becoming strategic influencers and improve their own organisations governance structures. And organisations who want to be more diverse […]

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March 2021 calendar of activities for asylum seekers and refugees

Check out the March calendar of activities from organisations across Leeds! Please share with colleagues and people you are working with. Notable additions this month include: Tuesday treats – from Touchstone Know Your Rights course – from DLA Piper/New Roots Energy Saving workshop – from National Energy Action/New Roots Filling in application forms; getting work […]

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Scams and fraud awareness workshops – arrange these for the folks you work alongside, in collaboration with West Yorkshire Trading Standards

via Nick At Chapeltown Citizens Advice West Yorkshire Trading Standards are offering Free SCAMS AND FRAUDS EDUCATION FOR RESIDENTS workshops via Zoom across West Yorkshire. With only 5 months left of the project they are hoping to reach as many residents and partners as possible. Workshops can be tailored to the requirements of your service […]

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Migrants’ Rights Network – Know Your Rights workshop- February 22nd-24th 2021

Migrant Rights Network will be running our Know Your Rights workshop in February (22-24th) which aims to help migrants understand and assert themselves in key areas of everyday life including banking, driving, education, employment, health, housing, social services, detention and deportation and also how to advocate for themselves. The benefit of the workshop is that […]

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SIDE Labs: 6-month Design & No-code Apprenticeships

 SIDE labs are looking for two apprentices to be part of Academy 2021, starting March 1st. You’ll join the SIDE team and learn the core skills of no-code development: discovery, design, development, product management, workshop facilitation and tea drinking. This is knitted together by Webflow, a website creation tool that radically changes the skill set required to deliver impactful […]

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Free Training for beginner level ESOL teachers and volunteers

New to ESOL Teaching Practice? This course is an opportunity for ESOL practitioners and volunteers to work in teaching practice groups with an experienced trainer, to try out practical approaches, techniques and ideas with their learners and to share their insights and experiences. Each teaching practice group of approximately five practitioners will work with an […]

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Leeds Migrant Access Programme Training Programme

Leeds City Council’s Migrant Access Project (MAP) aims to equip people from a range of national, ethnic and/or language backgrounds with skills and knowledge to support new arrivals to Leeds. The team have scheduled training sessions on a variety of subjects throughout January to March 2021 (i.e. writing a funding application, modern slavery and advocacy […]

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Domestic Violence Training for Services

Leeds City Council offer training for organisations working with people who may be at risk of domestic violence. Their training includes information about the following: • Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC) • Quality Mark multi-agency and single agency training • Lessons learned from Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs) • Sessions for services working with adults […]

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Mafwa: Associate Artist Opportunity – Deadline 7th Dec

Mafwa Theatre are excited to launch our associate artist programme with support from Arts Council England and The National Lottery. Be part of a 12 month programme designed to develop your artistic practice, offer mentorship and professional development. The programme will provide 6 Associate Artists with the chance to develop their artistic practice, create their […]

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Refugee Action – Earn $$$ by accepting help to improve your website or digital access.

We’ve opened up a new programme called Explore for organisations who would like to work on a design/ digital issue alongside Refugee Action and SIDE Labs (design agency). We’re looking at two areas this time around – improving websites and service adaptability. It’s a funded opportunity (£3,000) and will run from January to March 2021. […]

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Webinar: Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund

Thursday, 5 November 2020 Online | 2pm-3pm | Free This webinar, run in partnership with Housing Justice, will inform the homelessness sector around the details of the Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund. Book now. Event overview This webinar, run in partnership with Housing Justice, will inform the homelessness sector around the details of the Homelessness Winter Transformation […]

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