An exciting opportunity has come up to join the Action Foundation team and support the development of our Action Hosting project. Action Hosting provides temporary accommodation and support to destitute asylum seekers in volunteer host’s homes.
We are recruiting for an experienced individual to co-ordinate the day-to-day delivery of the Action Hosting Scheme on a part-time basis (21 hours per week). This involves training volunteer hosts and matching them with destitute asylum seekers (guests) in need of accommodation, supporting guests, evaluating/monitoring the scheme and giving support to ongoing work to publicise the scheme to attract future hosts.
The full Job Description and Application Form are available to download on our Recruitment page. Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd October, 9am.
For the first time this year Action Foundation secured charity places for the Great North Run. Our team was made up of a staff member, volunteers and a former Action Letting resident and we are delighted to announce that together they raised £3,095!! This is an amazing achievement and one we are all extremely proud of. Thank you to all our runners and everyone who supported them along the way. Special thanks to one of our runners who was unable to run but still donated £500!
We deliver English classes for adults (18+) of all abilities in Newcastle and Sunderland and have registration every week. All you need to bring is some ID.
In Newcastle registration is every Monday 1:30 – 3:30pm at The CastleGate (NE1 2JQ)
In Sunderland registration is every Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm at 90 Coronation Street (SR1 2HE)
For information can be found on our ‘Contact Us’ page
If you are heading down to the Great North Run next weekend make sure to give our runners a cheer if you manage to spot them! We have 4 fantastic runners representing Action Foundation this year raising money to support our projects supporting vulnerable refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland!
You can find out more about our runners and show your support below!
Maria – Action Language Office Assistant and former student
Jonah – Founder of Open Arms and former Action Letting resident
Joe – Action Language volunteer teacher
Andy – Action Hosting volunteer host