All are welcome to join us for our Annual Supporters Meeting and AGM which will be held next Tuesday 20 September at the Friends’ Meeting House, 43 St Giles, Oxford, from 6pm.
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
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).
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
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
Asylum Welcome are seeking an experienced advisor / caseworker who understands the refugee sector and relevant laws, policies and procedures. The post-holder will join our Adult and Family Advice Service (AFS); a busy service, dealing with asylum seekers and refugees and vulnerable migrants, from all parts of the world and
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
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
‘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
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