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Job Vacancies in the Network in June

Please see below for vacancies this month, including King’s Arms Project and Praxis Community Projects. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. King’s Arms Project are recruiting a part-time Refugee Support Worker. Location: King’s House, Bedford MK42 9AZ Hours:  24 hours per week Salary: £12,360 per annum […]

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Job Vacancies in the Network in May

Please see below for vacancies this month, including NACCOM’s Campaigns and Policy Co-ordinator and new opportunities with our members. Got something to advertise? Get in touch. NACCOM is recruiting a Campaigns and Policy Co-ordinator  – Maternity Cover NACCOM is recruiting a Campaigns and Policy Co-ordinator for maternity cover. […]

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‘The difference a warm welcome and adequate accommodation can make’- @JRSUK on their hosting scheme

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) UK accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of those currently detained in Immigration Removal Centres near Heathrow and those made destitute during the asylum process. Naomi Turner is the Communities of Hospitality Coordinator and oversees JRS UK’s hosting scheme, ‘At Home’. This […]

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Job Vacancies in the network in April

Please read on for details of job vacancies in the network this month. Got something to advertise? Get in touch here. Job vacancies featured below include: JRS UK– Communications Assistant Action Foundation – Support Worker ASSIST Sheffield – Accommodation Coordinator Swindon City of Sanctuary – Hosting Coordinator Plus […]

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Apply to be our next Policy and Advocacy Worker and join the fight to #EndDestitution – deadline Monday 1st April

NACCOM is recruiting for a Policy and Advocacy Coordinator (maternity cover)- could you be the person we’re looking for? The Policy and Advocacy Coordinator will oversee NACCOM’s advocacy work, developing and implementing the advocacy strategy. They will consult with member organisations and the people they are working […]

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Upcoming NACCOM conferences on Funding Your Project- 29th April (Leeds) and 14th May (London)

To assist with the development of skills and ideas for funding accommodation and support services for those facing destitution, and to launch our upcoming Funding Toolkit, NACCOM is hosting two ‘Funding Your Project’ events on 29th April (Leeds) and 14th May (London).  These one-day events will feature […]

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Seeking Asylum- report by civil society groups in West Midlands on women’s experiences in the asylum process

‘Seeking Asylum’, a report on women’s Experiences of Home Office Decision Making, Destitution and Mental Health Issues, has been recently published by a group of civil society activists including women seeking asylum in the West Midlands. The authors highlight the UK’s failure to fulfil the Convention on […]

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Last chance to apply for Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator roles at NACCOM- deadline 18th March

NACCOM is recruiting several posts to assist in our work to end destitution amongst people seeking asylum, refugees and migrants with no recourse to public funds, and the deadline for the Communications Coordinator and Operations Coordinator are both coming up on Monday 18th March. Could you join […]

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Research identifies urgent need for human rights approach to tackle destitution in Scotland

‘From Pillar to Post’, new research by several Scottish refugee charities released this week, calls for a human rights based strategy to tackle asylum destitution. The research, coordinated by the Destitute Asylum Seeker Service (DASS), a Glasgow based project coordinated by the Refugee Survival Trust, Scottish Refugee Council, […]

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Member Spotlight: One Roof Leicester on their winter night shelter: ‘One of the most rewarding parts is seeing the transformation in the guests’

Salma Ravat is the manager of One Roof Leicester (ORL), a NACCOM member in the Midlands working to reduce homelessness in their local community. One Roof runs a winter night shelter alongside a year-round housing scheme. As the winter draws to an end, we caught up with […]

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Job Vacancies in the Network in March

Please read on for details of job vacancies in the network this month. Got something to advertise? Get in touch here. Job vacancies featured below include: PAFRAS– Director Action Foundation – Fundraising and Grants Officer, Drop in Coordinator, Drop in Manager Plus see here for jobs at NACCOM […]

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Member Spotlight: ‘We knew we needed to become more sustainable’- the latest from West Yorkshire’s Abigail Housing

Abigail Housing is a West Yorkshire based charitable company supporting and housing destitute people who are seeking, or have recently been granted, asylum. The charity houses newly recognised refugees in Leeds and houses people who have been refused asylum in Bradford. We caught up with their retiring […]

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Guardian Grants – one year on

One year from the launch of the 2017 Guardian Charity Appeal, through which over £500,000 was donated to NACCOM and its members, here is an update for members on the reporting process which is now underway. All members who received a grant in the summer of 2018 […]

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