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Our mission is to welcome asylum seekers and refugees in and around Leicester, and support them to rebuild their lives, develop their skills and feel part of the community.

We offer a range of vital services and wider enrichment opportunities to asylum seekers and refugees: a central Hub with welcome, support services and a hot meal; ESOL classes; a football session; sewing & IT classes.

Our services run five days a week, supporting around 150 people each week. Services are delivered by a team of volunteers. Our service users are the lifeblood of the charity and we could not run it without their help. More than half the volunteer team running the drop-in at the Hub  are asylum seekers themselves.

Important information!

Leicester City of Sanctuary is looking for an


Our small but deeply committed staff team is in need of a new, experienced
leader as we continue our crucial work of welcoming asylum seekers and refugees in and around Leicester.

You should have experience working with disadvantaged groups and
managing a team and be able to apply that to our work. The nature of the job requires the post holder to live locally.

We would like you to start work as soon as possible after appointment.

This post is up to 0.8 with a salary negotiable up to £26k (£32,500 FTE)

Leicester City of Sanctuary (LCoS) is a well-established and highly regarded local charity,
delivering a wide range of projects that support refugees and asylum seekers across
Leicester and Leicestershire. Our most recent 2021/22 Annual Report provides a summary
of recent activity, to be viewed alongside our current Strategic Plan.
Full details and person specification can be downloaded from our website here. For an
exploratory conversation, please email Pete Hobson at
pe[email protected] or call on 07810 023659.

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