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Vacancy: Volunteers Manager (Befriending) 25hours/week, £24-£27k pro rata – Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network

Salary: Between £24,000 and £27,000 (pro rata) depending on skills/experience

Hours: 25 hours per week

Location: Ebor Court, Westgate, Leeds, LS1 4ND

Closing date for applications:  8am, Monday 21st November 2016 

This post is funded National Lotteries Reaching Community until February 2018. The post is for a fixed-term of 2 years and may be extended, subject to funding.

Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network (LASSN) is looking for a Volunteer Manager to oversee and grow the work of our Befriending Project. This highly successful and unique project has been running for over 15 years, and thanks to a Lottery Grant is fully funded for another 2 years.   

The person we appoint will have at least 12 months’ experience of supporting volunteers, enjoy working flexibly in a small, friendly team.

They will share LASSN’s commitment to ensuring asylum seekers and refugees are safe, respected, supported and empowered to rebuild their lives free of persecution; and a commitment to helping ordinary people find ways of making Leeds a friendlier, more welcoming city.    

They will be confident working with IT (including Microsoft Office) and enjoy helping other people learn and acquire new skills.  

Their can-do approach, and ability to complete tasks to agreed deadlines will play a key role in the smooth running of a team that values diversity, kindness, and high standards of support.            

For an application pack go to LASSN’s website

For an informal conversation about the role phone Jon Beech on 07845 298047

Refugees with relevant experience are strongly encouraged to apply

This post is generously funded by Big Lottery Reaching Communities


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