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Paralegal – £20,000 pro rata (28hrs per week)

Migrants Resource Centre (MRC) is seeking to recruit a PARALEGAL to work with Solange Valdez-Symonds, solicitor and director of the Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens (PRCBC). The post is based at MRC’s West London office, Derry House, 20 Penfold Street, London NW8 8HJ.

PRCBC, hosted by MRC, is the first and only organisation to focus directly on children and young adults and their rights to British citizenship. Many children and young adults are eligible to register as British citizens, but do not do so for various reasons. PRCBC aims to raise awareness of registration and the importance of citizenship, as well as to support and increase the number of children and young adults who register as British citizens.

 Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday, 19 February 2018 

For an application pack, please e-mail: prcbc2013@gmail.com 

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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 individual and 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 individual and 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

Business Trustee

MRC is seeking to recruit a Trustee with experience of the role of immigration in business, including sectors such as finance, healthcare, agriculture, construction or hospitality. In addition to the attributes required of all Trustees, the Business Trustee should also demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of the impact of immigration policy on business
  • Ability to support the Policy & Campaigns team to build alliances with businesses and representative bodies

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

 


 

 

Volunteers

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:

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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.

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Legal Administration Volunteer

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

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Job Search Support Group Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist with Job seeker support, helping the centre users  improve their CV, setup email accounts, complete online job applications 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.

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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).

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To apply for the above roles, please contact lorenza.arnaboldi@migrants.org.uk 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:

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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 Sylvia.Velasquez@migrants.org.uk.

 

 

 

 


 

We encourage applications from people with migrant & refugee backgrounds.

We are an equal opportunities employer.