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Struggling to find volunteers?

Finding volunteers and trustees can sometimes be a real challenge. Apparently, Reach will help you find them. It’s a free service and might be worth looking into. Click on the link to find out more. https://reachskills.org.uk/charities-non-profits

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Funding: Big Lottery – Community Celebrations

The Big Lottery have put more money into this pot – for community celebrations – https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/england/celebratefund Bids from £300 to £10,000 Deadline for bids 21st October 16 Who can apply – • voluntary or community organisation with a constitution and bank account • school • statutory body. They are especially keen to receive applications from […]

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How to find out current number of asylum seekers in all LA areas

Dave from Boaz has discovered how to find out current (or nearly current) numbers of asylum seekers in all local authority areas. The stats are hidden away in the Home Office quarterly stats. These are the steps – Go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/immigration-statistics-april-to-june-2016/list-of-tables#asylum Go to Volume 4, as 16q  Then you need to enable editing Then click on […]

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Links to Leeds City Council Executive and Scrutiny Reports on Migration between September 2015 and October 2016

An excellent digest of Leeds City Council papers relating to Migration and Destitution over the last year, compiled by Fahreen Syeda Migration and Refugee Update Leeds Position – Sept/Oct 2015 Item 7 of the papers in the link below, called Migration and Refugee Update Leeds Position, is the October Scrutiny report, which includes the September […]

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Job: Administrator, Leeds Refugee Forum

Leeds Refugee Forum is looking for an Administrator to support and develop office administration. The post is available for a fixed-term of 2½ years and may be extended, subject to funding. Leeds Refugee Forum (LRF) is refugee-led organisation providing direct support to many refugees and Refugee Community Organisations in Leeds. LRF’s work has gained a lot […]

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Jobs: Refugee Council & Horton Housing Association

via Pauline at LCC/Duncan at Refugee Council Children’s adviser – Leeds http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/jobs/4747_childrens_adviser_leeds Officer co-ordinator – Hull http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/jobs/4754_office_co-ordinator Horton Housing – Refugee Support Worker – Bradford https://www.networxrecruitment.com/Jobs/Advert/453004?FromSearch=False

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Helping refugees and asylum seekers with money and finances: free training for Volunteers

Leeds Asylum Seekers and Ebor Gardens Advice Centre are teaming up to deliver free training for volunteers working with refugees and asylum seekers about money. The award winning team behind Money Buddies will cover four main areas over 4 weeks: Basic Banking – including effective tactics for getting bank account Credit and Debt – including credit […]

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Women for Peace – Understanding Conflict and Extremism – Free Training via the Foundation for Peace

Women for Peace taster session taking place on Thursday 22nd September between 10am – 1pm at the Hamara Centre, Leeds Potential participants can either send a completed form to Jabar or can contact him and complete the form on the day  Jabar Rehman – Prevent Support Officer Tel:         0113 3951770 Mob:     07891276763 Email:    […]

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