Charity registered in Scotland SC041952
The Welcoming Association exists to welcome, orientate and assist migrant and refugee communities in Edinburgh. We currently provide English language classes, employability workshops and social and cultural integration opportunities on a free of charge, immediate start basis to over 1000 migrants and refugees from 60 different countries each year.
This post offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the work of The Welcoming Association and provide support for migrants and refugees in Edinburgh. The Finance and HR Manager will work closely with the Director, Befriending and Greener Future Project Managers. The role holder will also provide The Welcoming staff with efficient finance and human resources support and will manage the part-time receptionist/administrator on a day-to-day basis.
Please note that you must already be eligible to work in the UK to be employed by The Welcoming Association.
Equal Opportunities / Race Relations
22nd January 2020
To share a social activity with women who are new to Edinburgh, offering informal support with English language learning and information about the local community, on a 1-1 and/or group basis. Playing with children to enable their mums to have some time to relax. • Help with s… Read more
Sports / Outdoor Activities
6th January 2020
• Map appropriate routes for monthly cycling group • Assist newcomers with fitting helmets, hi-vis vests, lights and adjusting seat heights on bikes • Doing pre-ride bike safety checks, and performing any minor maintenance • Ensuring that all participants are safe on the cycle r… Read more
Befriending / Mentoring
6th November 2019
The Welcoming Association's befriending programme matches local volunteer befrienders with newcomers to Edinburgh. Volunteer befrienders commit for 9 months to providing regular friendship to newcomers, enabling them to develop wider social networks, practice English language, im… Read more