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PATH Yorkshire paid training opportunities in libraries/ events/ communications- deadline Friday 3rd December

Trainee Library Assistant  Placement at Leeds Trinity University £15,000 per year, pro rata, exempt from tax and NI 35 hours per week, including 7 hours towards study Up to 12 months, subject to periodic reviews. Details – Trainee Library Assistant Application Form – PATH Better Futures Application Form 2021 CLOSING: Friday, 3 December 2021, 4 pm. Student […]

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Training for Charitable Organisations

Voluntary Action Leeds (VAL) deliver funding and governance training and their sessions can be  booked via their website: Training – Doing Good Leeds Some of the upcoming opportunities include: Starting your organisation from scratch  aimed at groups starting up and/or wanting to formalise their group which will help them start to access funding. Delivered regularly, […]

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Bahar AFG Women’s Association Activities update Sept 21:

Bahar Women’s Association provide a warm welcome to all refugees, asylum seekers and other members of the community and an invitation to take part in their range of support and activities: English/other language classes Confidence building and training Trips and activities Lifestyle and classes After-school club Support with advocacy Contact information: [email protected] Or pop in […]

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Learn to become a community interpreter… Initial assessment Tuesday 21st September 2021

Are you a confident speaker of English and fluent in another language? Would you like to learn how to use your language skills to work or volunteer as a Community Interpreter? WEA will be running Level 1 Community Interpreting courses which start on the 5th October. If you would like to join,   please come along […]

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International Organisation for Migration (IOM): Introductory webinar, 25th June 2021

Partnering with the CIOL, the UN Agency International Organisation for Migration (IOM) is offering an introductory webinar for professional linguists working with refugees. Using information and learnings from field work across the world, this session looks at the impact of refugee journeys and cultures of origin. It discusses how this may affect refugee expectations and behaviours, […]

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Project 17 – Free Training on families and EEA Nationals who have NRPF – Jun Aug – 2021

Project 17 are publicising new training sessions. Details are below and on their website. Local authority support for families with No Recourse to Public Funds (free) Understanding ‘no recourse to public funds’ Identifying immigration status and entitlements Support for families: section 17 of the Children Act 1989 Child in need assessments and human rights assessments […]

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Mentorship opportunities for aspiring musicians, dancers and poets

Mentorship opportunities for aspiring musicians, poets and dancers This opportunity is exclusively for Northern artists who experience racism and/or with lived experience of migration, displacement, or the asylum system. The project will provide expert tuition and guidance and help build confidence and provide networking opportunities with other emerging and established artists. We hope it will […]

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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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