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Birmingham Community Hosting Network (BIRCH): 2 Refugee and Migrant Support Practitioners

2 Vacancies: Refugee and Migrant Support Practitioner (Meet & Greet Project) – 7 & 6 hours per week. 12 month fixed term contract.

Birmingham Community Hosting Network (BIRCH) aims to support vulnerable asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants through the hospitality of Birmingham residents.

Two Refugee and Migrant Support Practitioners with youth and play work experience are required to join our small staff team & volunteers to organise our “Meet & Greet Project” for newly arrived asylum – seeking families with children plus other isolated asylum – seeking adults with children.

The Meet & Greet session plans to meet once per week during the day in a central Birmingham location.

The aim of the Meet and Greet Project is to provide a welcoming environment for newly arrived asylum – seeking families with children. You will prepare and deliver activities for both parents and children. The worker employed for 7 hours per week will take the lead in recruiting, supervising & supporting a team of volunteers. The worker employed for 6 hours per week would be expected to take the lead in planning and delivering children’s activities.

Download outline job description and further

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the Person Specification to

Deadline 5.00pm 19th November 2019.

Interview date tbc- likely during the 1st week in December 2019. Preferred start date: January 2020.

Silver Lining Project: Community Connector

Based at Balsall Heath Church Centre, 100 Mary Street, Birmingham B12 9JU

Salary £21,589 (pro rata) NJC scale 5 – April 2019 (15 hours per week)

Do you want to make a difference to local people aged 50+?
We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly worker to work alongside a small team of people within the Silver Lining Project.
Have you the ability to connect, communicate and listen to local
people, encourage and invite them to improve the quality of their lives.
Do you understanding the role of a community worker, connecting
with individuals, families and strategic partners?

We are looking for a worker who has work experience either paid or
unpaid with older people.

Please contact Jacquie Dewsbury for an application pack.

Telephone Number: 0121 440 1138 (Tues/Wed/Thurs only)
Or Email:

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 November 2019 at 5pm.

Shortlisting: Wednesday 20 November 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 27 November 2019 at Balsall Heath Church

Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of Lichfield (MU) and Transforming Communities Together: Modern Slavery Campaigner

Are you passionate about ending modern slavery?
Do you believe that the church and communities have a big part to play in ending modern slavery?
Would you like to join a dynamic charity, who are working to ensure people and communities thrive and flourish?

Advert – Modern Slavery Campaigner – Final

Hours of work: 0.4 Part-time (flexible)
Base: To be confirmed
Salary: £8,736 (£21,840 FTE); pension contribution 5%
Contract: One year, renewable for second and third
Mileage Allowance: Rate (1st 10,000 miles in tax year) 45p per mile
Annual Leave: 10 days (25 days FTE)

Please send completed application forms to by Friday 6th December 2019 @ 12noon
Interviews are Wednesday 18th December in Walsall

The Bible Reading Fellowship: Deputy Head of Fundraising

Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF) are recruiting for a Deputy Head of Fundraising. We are looking for someone who is able to work in Abingdon some days each week, but some homeworking is possible so people may be able to travel from our area.

Deputy Head of Fundraising

The Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF) are looking for a creative fundraiser, who is now looking to diversify their fundraising experience and wants to take a step into leadership, to work alongside our department head. This role provides both hands on experience as well as an opportunity to help shape the future of BRF’s fundraising.

Full time based in the BRF office in Abingdon but with the opportunity for some home working.

For further information visit

Closing date: 5:00pm on Friday 3 January 2020

Volunteer Opportunities

Trustees for NewStarts Social Enterprise

Do you have a passion for eradicating poverty and overcoming the challenges of homelessness? NewStarts is a Christian social enterprise project, based in Bromsgrove in North Worcestershire with a satellite site in New Frankley, Birmingham, which is looking for new Trustees who are passionate about Social Justice and wanting to make a difference.

To find out more download the advert.

Posted: 16th September 2019

Birmingham City Mission: ElderLink, the Resource Centre and the BCM Shop

Wherever you look in the Mission, its operations would not be viable without its volunteers. We are currently in urgent need of volunteers at ElderLink, the Resource Centre and the BCM Shop. More details plus volunteer Margrete’s story at

Posted 12th November 2019