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Volunteer Coordinator

This role is an exciting opportunity to positively impact the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in Sheffield.  It is a post which we are looking to fill with an organised, empathetic and proactive individual. 

To Apply 

To apply, please send the following to our vacancies email address – [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 job description and person specification (see below). Give practical examples of what you have done that meets the requirements.    

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.  This 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 Thursday 11th July and Thursday 18th July at 4pm at The Quaker Meeting House.  Please contact [email protected] if you would like to attend or just turn up on the day. 

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Sunday 21st July. 

Longlist Interview will be held W/C 29th July 

Shortlist Interviews, should they be needed, will be held W/C 5th August 

Job Description and Personal Specification


Join us as a volunteer and join the movement working to make Sheffield a place of safety and welcome for people seeking sanctuary.

Trustee Roles

City of Sanctuary Sheffield is looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Board of Trustees. As a trustee, you will play a key role in guiding and supporting our organization as we work towards creating a city that is safe and welcoming for people seeking sanctuary.  

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