InterAction Project Officer

Employment
Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Hours: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 28 June, 2021 - 09:00
Based: 
Newcastle
Salary Scale
£21741.00
£24000.00
Pro Rata
Employer: 
Action Foundation

We are looking for a Project Officer for InterAction  

 

The InterAction project supports migrants in the Tyne and Wear area through twice weekly drop-ins, case work and outreach support.  Drop-ins to provide a social place for asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants to connect to others in the community and to the support services they may need at the earliest opportunity. This project aims to meet the immediate needs of our beneficiaries and enablthem to understand the crisis points within the asylum system and how to avoid or de-escalate them. 

 

The successful candidate will work to continue development of the project, recruit and support volunteers & partner agencies to provide services for beneficiaries. You will demonstrate a strong awareness of the issues facing asylum seekers and refugees, be an excellent team player as well as equally able to work alone, have excellent organisational and communication skills and experience of working within the voluntary sector. The successful candidates will support the ethos and values of Action Foundation (https://actionfoundation.org.uk/ethos/