Refugee Action Kingston (RAK) is a well-established charity dedicated to supporting refugees and asylum seekers from anywhere in the world who find themselves in the Royal Borough of Kingston and neighbouring boroughs. Since its foundation in 1991, RAK has been the main provider of direct services to refugees and asylum seekers as well as promoting refugee rights.

The purpose of this role is to diversify and increase funding from charitable trusts, foundations, statutory programmes, events and individuals. The post holder is expected to maintain an awareness of other fundraising initiatives in order to promote a coherent and integrated approach to the overall fundraising programme.

Deadline for submitting applications: 29 August 2019

Applications will only be accepted on RAK application forms.

RAK Fundraising Coordinator JD

RAK Employment application form

RAK Equality Monitoring Form

 

If you are not invited to interview please accept this as confirmation that your application in this instance has been unsuccessful. 

Contact details for submitting applications: director@refugeeactionkingston.org.uk

 

10:24, 07 Aug 2019 by Valerie Jermy

The Refugee Action Kingston employment and mentoring project has expanded over the past year, and having obtained additional funding for this project, we are now looking to recruit a Refugee Employment Adviser. The purpose of this role is to develop employment action plans and organise training sessions for refugees who are looking for jobs or want to set up small businesses. The post represents an excellent opportunity for someone who understands the barriers to employment that refugees face and is highly skilled at building constructive links with employers and employment support providers from all sectors in order to tackle these barriers, and develop a mentoring scheme for supporting unemployed refugees.

Hours: 21 hours per week. 

Salary: £27,601 p.a. full time equivalent (including OLW part time pro rata) 

Deadline for submitting applications: 29 August 2019

Applications will only be accepted on RAK application forms.

Employment Adviser Job Description

Employment adviser application form

RAK Equality Monitoring Form

If you are not invited to interview please accept this as confirmation that your application in this instance has been unsuccessful. 

Contact details for submitting applications: director@refugeeactionkingston.org.uk

09:50, 07 Aug 2019 by Valerie Jermy

Please join us at the cornerHOUSE in Surbiton on Friday 21st June to help us celebrate Refugee Week. We will be showing a French comedy film with English subtitles called Mr Hulot's Holiday. It is directed by and stars Jacques Tati. For more details see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Vacances_de_Monsieur_Hulot

Last year this event was really well attended by staff, volunteers and clients and was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Please come for 6.45pm with a dish to share. The film will start at 7pm and finish around 9pm.

The event is free and you are invited to make a small donation at the end. Children are welcome. You don't need a ticket just turn up.

 

 

13:23, 06 Jun 2019 by Valerie Jermy