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Conversation Over Borders launched in May 2020 in response to the social isolation experienced across the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Very quickly, we flourished into a community hundreds strong of people working together to ensure that everyone has equal opportunities to succeed and settle into life in the UK. Our success has been driven by our community values of togetherness, respect and collaboration and our strength gained by creating space where everyone's ideas are listened to equally.

 

We registered as a Community Interest Company in March 2021 and with the support of our partners and funders we have continued to grow and expand into new areas.

 

We offer one-to-one English & Befriending, our Digital Inclusion Programme, bespoke Wellbeing Programme, creative Storytelling and our cultural exchange projects, including our monthly cooking classes.


Our Central Team of volunteers and our service users work closely with staff and our Board to collaboratively direct and deliver our work. 

Interested in joining us? Our vacancies and positions are posted below.

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WELLBEING COORDINATOR

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
midnight on Wednesday 19th October

We are seeking an experienced, empathetic and organised Wellbeing Coordinator to join our team, heading up and expanding Conversation Over Borders' Wellbeing Project.

 

The right person will be comfortable managing a team of volunteers and collaborating online remotely, with excellent communication skills and a passion for driving forward person-centred wellbeing support for displaced people.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right wellbeing-oriented person to join an energetic and supportive team advocating for refugee and asylum seeker rights across the UK!

The role is a part-time, 16 hours per week, for an initial contract of six months, reviewed on the basis of performance and funding.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please get in contact with us if we can make the application process more accessible for you.

More details and how to apply:

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

We are looking for people with lived experience of displacement and/or professional experience in:
 

  • Fundraising

  • Finance/accountancy
     

to guide our future direction and support us at an exciting time in our organisational development.

 

The ideal people would have an interest in or lived experience of seeking asylum in the UK. They will work in close contact with the Founder, staff and volunteers to advise on our direction.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We encourage people with lived experience of displacement and of all ages to apply. 

If you have skills and experience different to those listed above that you feel are relevant, please get in touch to discuss the role!

More details and how to apply: