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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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Volunteering Among Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Leeds – a report with recommendations

Truly excellent report from Beth Kay (via Voluntary Action Leedsa) into the state of play in Leeds, drawing on a load of research done with some of the larger refugee and asylum focused organisations in Leeds. Essential reading for anyone involved the recruitment and deployment of volunteers in Leeds  The Abstract Reads This qualitative sociological […]

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PAFRAS Communications and Marketing Volunteer vacancy

We are currently looking to recruit a reliable, dynamic and hardworking Communications and Marketing Volunteer who is excited about the role and who will work alongside the PAFRAS Director and the wider team. We have been working with a marketing consultant and designer to re-brand the PAFRAS logo and website and following the re-brand, we’d like the volunteer to […]

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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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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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