We welcome asylum seekers, refugees and detainees who have fled persecution and danger in their own countries and seek refuge in Oxford and Oxfordshire.

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“Thank you for being there when it felt like the whole world had forgotten me and for working hard for my release” Campsfield detainee

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Asylum Welcome is recruiting!

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Asylum Welcome is a busy local refugee charity with a national reputation for the quality of its volunteer-run services.
In the last few years Asylum Welcome has seen an unprecedented need - the numbers of asylum seekers, refugees and detainees asking for our help continues to grow each year and we have responded by expanding the range of services, the times that we are available, and the number of staff and volunteers taking part. Our vision is to improve our capacity to respond over the next few years including, we hope, moving to larger premises.

This is a very exciting time to join the organisation as we recruit to a team of 4 key staff positions that will play a vital role in enabling and developing the delivery of our services for asylum seekers, refugees and detainees. 

We are seeking talented individuals to take on the following roles:

The closing date for all posts is 12 o'clock midday on Thursday 21st June.

Please download the following for further information:

Job application form- general purpose

equal opportunity monitoring form

Applications should be sent by email to director@asylum-welcome.org

Applicants should put their name and APPLICATION in the subject line to ensure that it is considered.
Please could you help us to get the best possible applicants by circulating this to your networks. 

Short talk about Asylum Welcome by Kate Smart

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

This is a short talk given by Kate Smart Director of Asylum Welcome at Weatley URC Church , January 2018.

Bishop Steven is the new patron of Asylum Welcome

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Asylum Welcome is delighted to announce that the Right Reverend Dr. Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford, is to become the charity's patron. Bishop Steven has a deep interest in the welfare of refugees and is keen to support efforts to enable them to rebuild their lives. Asylum Welcome achieves that through a large network of compassionate and expert volunteers and through the support of people in all parts of community.

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