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Paid Vacancies – Open

1 – Advocacy and System Change Coordinator

This is a new post which we are looking to fill with an inspired and creative individual.  In the post this individual will lead on, rationalise and further improve our work to change the system of asylum and refuge at local, regional and national levels.  They will build city-wide and regional coalitions and use our position and grassroots work to impactfully support advocacy, campaigning, and lobbying work.

We particularly welcome applications from people who have personal experience of the asylum system and migration. To support all applicants, a preparation session will be offered by the New Beginnings team at Voluntary Action Sheffield.

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2 – Communications and Fundraising Officer

This is a new post which we are looking to fill with a creative and adaptable individual.  In the post, this individual will develop and deliver outstanding communications that brings people into the movement to improve the rights of people seeking sanctuary.  By doing this they will create positive change and increase the number of individuals donating to the cause

We particularly welcome applications from people who have personal experience of the asylum system and migration. To support all applicants, a preparation session will be offered by the New Beginnings team at Voluntary Action Sheffield.

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To Apply for either role

To apply, please send the following to [email protected]:

1. A covering letter (no more than 2 pages long).  In this letter:   

  • Say why you are applying for the job.
  • Tell us how you meet the job requirements detailed in the person specification. Give practical examples of what you have done that meets each requirement.

2. A brief summary of the work and volunteering you have done or a short CV.  

3. Name, phone number and email addresses of two references, at least one of whom can comment on recent work or volunteer experience.  

Free preparation sessions will be run by the New Beginnings team at Voluntary Action Sheffield.  These will be open to anyone applying for the role to learn a bit more about the job and get support with their application.  These sessions will run on Tuesday 27th September and Thursday 29th September from 4pm to 5pm at The Sanctuary.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 12th October.

Longlist Interview will be held W/C 31st October.

Shortlist Interviews will be held W/C 7th November.

Job Descriptions and Personal Specifications

Application Pack – Advocacy and System Change Coordinator

Job Description and Personal Specification – Advocacy and System Change Coordinator

Application Pack – Communications and Fundraising Officer

Job Description and Personal Specification – Communications and Fundraising Officer