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1. STREAMS OF SANCTUARY COORDINATOR – 0.5

Thanks to a two year grant from Unbound Philanthropy, we are pleased to announce that we will be launching the Welcoming Project in January 2014. The Welcoming Project aims specifically at supporting and building communications mechanisms for the Streams of Sanctuary, an integral part of the City of Sanctuary movement. As such, we are seeking to recruit a part-time Streams of Sanctuary Coordinator early in 2014.
The City of Sanctuary movement is working in over 30 cities and towns up and down UK where local groups in cross sector partnerships are committed to creating a culture of welcome especially for refugees and asylum seekers. Streams of Sanctuary – thematic sanctuary expressions which cross local boundaries – have sprung out of the movement over recent years. The first stream was Schools of Sanctuary, now active in around 10 cities, where schools are working towards receiving a Schools of Sanctuary award. We now have streams in Health, Maternity, Theatres and the Arts and Faith groups, as well as the New Arrivals stream where several cities are running welcome schemes for newly dispersed asylum seekers.
All this activity has been generated by enthusiastic volunteers, many of whom work in the above-mentioned professions, and this project will help to establish and resource the work of the streams. The Streams Coordinator will work nationally with local groups to underpin, link up, enhance and streamline resources as well as organising national and regional events to bring practitioners together.
Full job description attached. Please apply for this post by sending us a letter clearly stating how you believe you meet the criteria above and why you are interested in this post. Please also include an up-to-date CV. Applications should be sent by email to [email protected] to arrive no later than 17th January 2014. Please include the names and contact details of two referees.
Interviews will take place during the last week of January 2014.

2. MATERNITY STREAM PROJECT MANAGER – one day per week

We have managed to secure a grant from Thunderbirds to be able to fund a part time project manager from the Maternity Stream of Sanctuary for one day a week for forty weeks. We are looking for someone with passion and enthusiasm to promote and support applications for the Maternity Service of Sanctuary Award. To achieve this award, services will need to demonstrate genuine commitment to the core sanctuary values set by the City of Sanctuary Movement.
A job description and person specification are attached.
Please apply for this post by sending us a letter clearly stating how you believe you meet the criteria and why you are interested in this post. Please also include an up-to-date CV. Applications should be sent by email to [email protected] or [email protected]. to arrive no later than 31th January 2014. Please include the names and contact details of two referees.
Interviews will take place during the last week of February 2014.

3. Manchester Development Worker – 7.5 hours per week, freelance

Manchester City of Sanctuary aims to help spread the City of Sanctuary network in Manchester; making it united in being a welcoming City, which is proud to be a place of safety, and which includes people seeking sanctuary fully in community life. This new post aims to help cultivate a culture of welcome for sanctuary seekers in Greater Manchester and is funded by the Big Lottery. The Manchester job description and person specification is also attached below. Deadline for applications is the 22nd January with interviews on the 27th.

Another recently created local job with grant funding from the Lush Charity Pot is a temporary Volunteer Coordinator in Leicester to kick-start a new Welcome project.

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City of Sanctuary Streams Coordinator Job Description and Person Spec. 75.5 KB
Maternity Project Manager Job Description 296.68 KB
Maternity Project Manager Person Spec. 49 KB
Manchester City of Sanctuary Freelance Vacancy 65.5 KB