An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer to join the team delivering Action Foundation’s InterAction Project.

The InterAction project supports migrants in the Tyne and Wear area through twice weekly drop-ins, case work and outreach support. Drop-ins to provide a social place for asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants to connect to others in the community and to the support services they may need at the earliest opportunity. This project aims to meet the immediate needs of our beneficiaries and enable them to understand the crisis points within the asylum system and how to avoid or de-escalate them.

The successful candidate will work to continue development of the project, recruit and support volunteers & partner agencies to provide services for beneficiaries. You will demonstrate a strong awareness of the issues facing asylum seekers and refugees, be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone, have excellent organisational and communication skills and experience of working within the voluntary sector.

Essential information

Time Commitment: 21 hours per week (to be discussed at interview)

Salary Scale: £21,741 – £24,000 per annum pro rata depending on experience + 6% pension contribution

Contract: Fixed term to March 31st 2022, with the intention of extension based on funding

Application deadline is 9am  Monday 28th June, 2021

Interviews will be held week commencing 5th or 12th July, 2021

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the full Job Description and Application Form

If you are interested in applying we would encourage you to contact Yvonne Cheung for more information about the job role or support in application process.
[email protected] / 07392 169 262

Completed applications to be sent to [email protected]
or posted to:
Action Foundation
The CastleGate
Melbourne Street
Newcastle upon Tyne