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Asylum Welcome is seeking an experienced, talented and forward-thinking Director

Friday, February 07, 2020

Asylum Welcome is a respected Oxford-based charity offering support to asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants, advising them on the asylum process, on day-to-day issues and offering a range of practical help.

We are looking for a Director experienced and talented - in leading the small staff team in their management and support of over 100 volunteers delivering our front-line services; in working with trustees to address the strategic priorities of quality, efficiency and sustainability; in the management of all aspects of a lively charity.

Forward-thinking - in responding to changes in the circumstances for asylum seekers and migrants, to changes in their needs, and in advocacy locally and nationally on asylum and migration issues.

To find out more, please download the Job Description.

To apply, please click here

Closing date: 8 March 2020

Interviews likely in the week of 23 March 2020

New Fundraiser position available at Asylum Welcome

Thursday, February 06, 2020

This is an exciting, new role whose core purpose is to expand and build upon the recent fundraising successes of Asylum Welcome. As demand for our work grows, Asylum Welcome seeks a fundraiser to work with its Fundraising and Development Manager. This highly-regarded Oxford charity already has a healthy spread of diverse funding sources and a loyal supporter base: we need your help to reach our potential. This is a new post, suitable for someone with solid fundraising experience and a commitment to refugees.

To find out more, please download the Job Description.

To apply, please click hereWe will not consider any incomplete applications without CV and a detailed supporting statement setting out how you meet the person specification and why you want to join us.

Closing date: 06 March 2020

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Lord Mayor's Charity Banquet & Live Music Event

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The Lord Mayor of Oxford, Cllr Craig Simmons, & Lady Mayoress, Elise Benjamin, cordially invite you to their fundraiser for the Lord Mayor's good causes: Asylum Welcome and Low Carbon Hub


The Tree Hotel, 63 Church Way, Iffley, OX4 4EY

4.30pm - Live Music: Optional afternoon warm-up for the young at heart featuring live music from The Mighty Redox inc. special guest appearance from the Lord Mayor himself! "A force of nature, consummate professional rockers and the ultimate party band."

7.00pm - Fundraising Banquet: Sumptuous five-course Indian banquet at the award-winning Aziz Restaurant @ The Tree Hotel. "Fantastic venue, wonderful staff and stunning food." (Tripadvisor Review, January 2020)

Tickets & Further Details

Tickets for the fundraising banquet are £35 each.

The gig is free to attend but a donation of £5 is suggested.

To order tickets, visit https://www.wegottickets.com/event/497751

Dress code: Smart casual.

All proceeds from the event will go to Asylum Welcome & The Lord Mayor's Climate Change Fund. If you are unable to attend but wish to make a donation you can do so via BACS (Account Number 61173455, Sort Code 08-90-38).

If you require further details please call 01865 252414 or email civicoffice@oxford.gov.uk

Händel’s “Messiah” - In celebration of Händel’s birthday

Friday, December 13, 2019

A. Nakanishi Majora Canamus (world premiere)


Sunday 23 February 2020, 5:00pm

The Sheldonian Theatre


Free entrance with requested £10 donation in aid of Asylum Welcome


Free performance of Handel's Messiah with visiting Japanese choir of 100+ singers with the Verdandi Chamber orchestra and professional soloists from UK & Japan. Seats must be reserved in advance (cannot guarantee availability on the day).


Info and Tickets: info@timeconcerts.co.uk or at 01749672522

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