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Fundraiser position available at Asylum Welcome

We are seeking an experienced and successful Fundraiser who can help us with a range of effective and creative fundraising activities. This is an exciting role whose core purpose is to expand and build upon the recent fundraising successes of Asylum Welcome. You will help respond to the growing needs of

2022-08-12T11:51:04+00:00August 12th, 2022|

Refugee Community Organisation Profile: The Oxford North Africa Community

During Refugee Week, we launched a new feature, to promote the work of Refugee Community Organisations within Oxfordshire. We interviewed members of these groups and asked them what the theme for Refugee Week this year, Healing, means to them. This week, we hear from The Oxford North Africa Community (ONAC).

2022-07-28T10:33:30+00:00July 28th, 2022|

We are recruiting: Communications Coordinator

Asylum Welcome is seeking a Communications Coordinator to contribute to our strategic communications work as well as delivering on day-to-day operational communications. The post-holder will act as the liaison for all staff, volunteers and clients on the development and progress of communications initiatives. They will need to work with other coordinators

2022-07-27T19:04:12+00:00July 27th, 2022|

We are recruiting: Hosting Service Manager

Sanctuary Hosting is a well respected small Oxford based charity offering rooms in hosts houses for homeless sanctuary seekers with no recourse to public funds across the Thames Valley. It is about to merge with Asylum Welcome, a local refugee charity with a broader range of services. We are seeking a

2022-07-27T18:53:24+00:00July 27th, 2022|

Asylum Welcome and Sanctuary Hosting: plans to merge

Many of you will know of Sanctuary Hosting, the local charity that matches homeless asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants who have no recourse to public funds with hosts who will lend a spare room for them to live in while they try and resolve their long term situation. We work with many of the same

2022-07-26T15:30:03+00:00July 26th, 2022|

County Council urged to formalise help for asylum seekers

By Andy Mitchell  Oxfordshire County Council has been urged to take the lead in setting up more formalised and county-wide help for asylum seekers and refugees. Mark Goldring, a director of Oxford-based charity Asylum Welcome, made the plea at this week’s meeting of the full council amid a “huge

2022-07-20T13:18:17+00:00July 20th, 2022|

‘Cultures, Crossings, and Communities’: Asylum Welcome and Oxford Festival of the Arts host an All-Day Bazaar

By Iman Hakimi, Comms and Advocacy Volunteer  To close Refugee Week 2022, Asylum Welcome partnered with the Oxford Festival of the Arts to host ‘Cultures, Crossings, and Communities’, an All-Day Bazaar at Magdalen College School. Festivities were followed by a panel discussion chaired by BBC political correspondent Rob Watson, with local councillors and

2022-07-13T09:06:48+00:00July 12th, 2022|

I took Asylum Welcome’s Alternative Walking Tour… this is what I learned

By Iman Hakimi, Comms and Advocacy Volunteer The Oxford Alternative Walking Tour: an informative and convivial event which magnified the interconnectedness of charity, community, and solidarity. To kickstart celebrations for Refugee Week 2022, Asylum Welcome organised an Alternative Walking Tour of Oxford on Saturday 18th June: three guided tours led

2022-07-13T09:58:49+00:00July 12th, 2022|
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