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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 https://leedsnoborders.wordpress.com/signing-detention-support/ 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 https://antiraids.net/about/ 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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RETAS are recruiting for 2 new Trustees

RETAS is looking to recruit to new 2 new trustees to join our thriving charity. Ideally we are looking for individuals with a specific interest and expertise in: Fundraising & income generation   Governance and the charitable sector We welcome applications from people who: Have a commitment to improving the life chances of refugees and asylum […]

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ICRAA: Call for volunteer proposal/grant writer

Volunteer Proposal/Grant Writer At: International Committee for Rehabilitation Aid to Afghanistan (ICRAA) Details: A volunteer opportunity to support our funding proposals and grant writing work that ensures the continuation of our project. The role involves seeking and researching appropriate sources of funding and/or find donor within the UK or abroad. Any other previous experience related […]

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UPDATE Volunteering opportunities with refugees and asylum-seekers in the city from LCoS

via Tina at Leeds City of Sanctuary Following the  session I delivered last night, here is information about current volunteer opportunities with R&AS in the city. It is lengthy but certainly not exhaustive! If you would like your volunteer role to be included for the next session please send me the details. Please share this […]

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Find out more about Fostering Refugee Children

What? Are you interested in finding out more about caring for young refugees? Who? Migration Yorkshire, in partnership with Leeds City Council Fostering Team, are hosting a fostering information event in Headingley. Just drop in, no need to book: When? Thursday 10th October, 4pm-7pm and Saturday 12th October 2019 11am-1pm Where? Headingley Community Hub and […]

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Chair Vacancy with Abigail Housing

With the planned retirement of our Chair, we are seeking someone to lead our board of capable and experienced Trustees. This person will have senior leadership experience, ideally in the housing and/or refugee environment, the inspiration and ability to lead our charity strategically and be able to build relationships with external stakeholders. Our Refugee Housing […]

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Leeds City of Sanctuary can help you find Volunteer opportunities with refugees and asylum seekers

Come and join our informal information session and find out about the varied volunteering opportunities with refugees and asylum seekers across Leeds. Monday 30th September, Malmarc House, 116 Dewsbury Road, LS11 6XD (LASSN offices). 5.45-6.45pm https://leeds.cityofsanctuary.org/2019/01/16/do-you-want-to-volunteer-with-refugees-in-leeds-in-2019-find-out-how-at-our-volunteer-information-sessio

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Sanctuary in Politics- Volunteer Mentor role

The City of Sanctuary Yorkshire & Humberside and North East regional co-ordinators, Sara and Sam, have joined forces to run a NEYH Sanctuary in Politics course, which will be held in Durham on 26th-28th September. For more info on the course, please see the attached documents. They are looking for one more mentor to support a Leeds-based […]

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Mafwa Theatre Seeking Trustees

Mafwa Theatre are a community theatre organisation working with refugees, asylum seekers and settled Leeds communities since February 2018. Mafwa currently deliver a weekly women’s drama group at Leeds Refugee Forum in Lincoln Green. Mafwa are seeking to appoint 3-4 Trustees of the CIC to act in an advisory capacity, as they endeavour to build […]

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