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Migrant Community Development Worker – 2 x posts

Reference
VAC-4641
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Charity
Location
Leeds
Salary
starting at £20,661
Expiry Date
14/08/2017
Touchstone, along with Feel Good Factor and Leeds Asylum Seekers Support Network (LASSN) have been awarded a 2 year grant from Leeds City Council to set up and deliver the Migrant Access Project Plus.

Job Description

The Migrant Access Project Plus (MAP Plus) will build on the existing work done by the Migrant Access Project, extending support across 5 new satellite areas, 2 areas in year one (Armley and Holbeck).

The project will support and train members of migrant communities across Leeds to become Migrant Community Leaders, with the aim of improving integration, understanding and use of services. Individuals will also be supported and empowered to have a strategic voice across the city.

 

The primary purpose of this post is to enhance community capacity and resilience, and reduce transitional pressures of migration on local public services using an Asset-Based Community Development Approach.