Legal Services Manager

As Legal Services Manager, you will be responsible for delivering high quality legal services on the full range of immigration and welfare issues that affect migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. A central part of your role will be to develop and implement a financially viable business model to ensure the sustainability of the work. You will also manage a large and diverse team of highly committed lawyers, advisers, and administrators.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced manager who is keen to use their financial & people management skills in an organisation that achieves meaningful social benefit. The challenge is both exciting and significant.

For more information, and to apply, please download this application pack.

Deadline: Open Until Filled


Trustees – Un-remunerated (expenses covered)

The environment for those concerned about migration and refugee protection issues is extremely challenging.  Following our merger with Asylum Aid last year, we have agreed an ambitious new five-year strategy that reflects the urgency of immigration issues in the UK, as well as our growing role in the migration and refugee sector. To help us achieve our aims in this challenging environment, we are looking for trustees with unique experience of business and policy issues who can help guide the organisation as we undertake new and exciting work:

Fundraising Trustee

MRC is seeking to recruit a Trustee with particular experience of major donor fundraising to support the development of this aspect of our strategy. In addition to the attributes required of all Trustees, the Fundraising Trustee should also demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience in major donor fundraising either at board/senior management level or as a significant donor yourself
  • Ability to provide oversight, advice, challenge and support for our income generation from the public and high net worth individuals
  • Ability to serve on the Fundraising Committee, ensuring compliance with fundraising & data protection regulations.

Policy Trustee

MRC is seeking to recruit a Trustee with experience of public policy and connections across the political spectrum, particularly in the current Government. In addition to the attributes required of all Trustees, the Policy Trustee should also demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience in public policy with connections across the political spectrum, or
  • Ability to support the Policy & Campaigns team to develop effective strategies


Please download the application pack to find  find out more about the role and our organisation. Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience, suitability for the role and why you would like to be involved with Migrants Resource Centre.

Deadline: Open Until Filled





Berol House, Haringey
We currently have volunteer placement opportunities providing support in our legal team and in our support services team at Berol House, our head office in Tottenham Hale, Haringey. The following opportunities are available:


Admin & Reception Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to support our administration team. We are looking for people with good communication skills (knowledge of other languages would be very useful) to greet our clients and provide vital support to the administration of the charity.


Legal Administration Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist our legal team  under the direct supervision of the Legal Services Manager.


Job Search Support Group Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist with Job seeker support, helping the centre users  improve their CV, set up email accounts, complete online job applications, practice for interviews, or simply search for jobs . We are looking for people with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (knowledge of other languages would be very useful), those who have patience and good listening skills and can help unemployed adults on a one-to-one basis.


Community Health Coach/Trainer Volunteer

We are looking for individuals who have a background or interest in health issues, who can help us run health initiatives in the community. This could include training, activities, and coaching. We are ideally looking for people who also have first or second hand experience of migration (including refugees and asylum seekers), and especially people who can speak other languages, so as to facilitate community engagement.


Digital Media Coaches

We are looking for persons with a flair for digital skills to teach our beginner and intermediate computer classes. Some classes cover functional digital skills to enable active citizenship using digital technology and the internet. Your role initially will be to provide one-to-one support and teaching assistance. You may also be able to deliver your own class after a period of observation. Other classes provide office-type practice for those who wish to pursue their education, studies or work in an office environment. We are also particularly keen to take on people who speak different languages, to support a wider range of service users (including Lingala, Amharic, Tigrinya, Arabic, Portugese, Spanish, Italian, Farsi)


Volunteer English Teachers

MRC is seeking CELTA/TEFL qualified teachers who would like to volunteer at least 2 hours per week to teaching English (ESOL) to adult migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. We offer morning, afternoon and evening classes at different levels, from Pre-Entry (beginners) to Level 2 (Upper Intermediate).


To apply for the above roles, please contact for an application pack.



Derry House, Westminster
We currently have volunteer placement opportunities providing support in our legal team at Derry House, our advice office in Westminster. The following opportunities are available:


Legal Administration Volunteer

We are looking to recruit volunteers to assist with translation work, interviewing and assessing clients and day to day tasks to ensure the smooth running of drop in advice sessions. Knowledge of an additional language is essential, but community languages such as Farsi and Bengali would be an asset.

To apply for the above role, please send a CV (including 2 references) and covering letter, explaining your suitability for the voluntary role, and reason for applying to






We encourage applications from people with migrant & refugee backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer.