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Vacancies are always advertised via our website, newsletter and on social media. In line with our objective to improve the engagement and participation of people seeking sanctuary, we provide independent support from one of our partners for applicants with lived experience of seeking sanctuary.

Consultant – to lead a Football of Sanctuary Pilot Project

City of Sanctuary UK is recruiting a consultant to support the delivery of a pilot project working with a small cohort of professional football clubs/community trusts to achieve a ‘Football Club of Sanctuary Award’. This work is expected to take 100 hours and is scheduled to take place from August 2021 to May 2022.

Candidates interested in this consultancy, please apply for this position by sending us a letter clearly stating how you believe you could deliver on the project requirements, meet the criteria in the brief 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] by 5pm on 30th July 2021. Please include the names and contact details of one referee.

Please see PILOT Project Football club of sanctuary award Consultant Briefing 

Communications Manager 

We are seeking a creative and strategic Communications Manager to join the Management team at City of Sanctuary UK. The post holder will increase the reach and impact of City of Sanctuary’s profile through the delivery of high value communications in order to:-

  • Promote the City of Sanctuary vision of welcome
  • Contribute to building a movement of welcome for people seeking sanctuary across the UK (including mobilising behind campaigns).

See the full Communication Manager Job Description and Person Specification.  Application deadline is Wednesday 8th September at 5pm and interviews on Tuesday 27th September with a view to starting on 1st November or earlier.  Please complete the Application Form (No CVs please) and email to [email protected]

People with lived experience of seeking sanctuary are especially welcome to apply. Please email [email protected] to be connected with our partner RETAS for support to apply.


Co-Chair of Board of Trustees

We are seeking a Co-chair for our Board of Trustees to work to work collaboratively with the Co-Chair to provide leadership for the organisation and work with our management team towards achieving our mission and vision. Please click here for full information , job profile and application form. Deadline is Thursday 29th July. We especially welcome applications from people with lived experience of the asylum system.

Trustee Board and Experts by Experience Operational Group

There are currently no other positions on the Board of Trustees or Experts by Experience Operational Group.

Other Opportunities

There are often opportunities to get involved in our streams or communications work so please do get in contact to register your interest. We particularly welcome interest from people with lived experience of the asylum process to register as Sanctuary Ambassadors.