Come and support our friends - Mary Thompson Fund Sponsored Walk on Saturday 15th July 2017 This year’s walk will be an 8 mile circular route in beautiful Swaledale, from the village of Low Row. There is no public transport, so please get in touch if you can offer a lift or if you need a lift so that we can match people up. We will assemble at the Low Row and Feetham Literary Institute, Low Row, Richmond DL11 6NL 10.30am for an 11.00am start Expected return to the Institute 4.00pm - 4.30pm Lifts are available from: Middlesbrough: John Paul Centre, 51 Grange Rd, TS1 5AU - 9.15am Stockton: Justice First, 135 Norton Road. TS18 2BG - 9.30am. All lifts have to be booked in advance Please wear sturdy shoes/boots/trainers, waterproofs (just in case) and bring bottles of water/drinks for the walk. Bring picnic lunch – these will be taken by car to meet us at various venues along the way. ‘Two Dales Action for Refugees’ have again kindly organised the walk, and are providing us with a full-on, proper Yorkshire Tea at the end, and The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority will guide us on the walk. There will also be a selection of walking boots and clothing to borrow for those without them, kindly provided by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority People seeking asylum and refugees particularly welcome to attend 100% of all money collected will be used by The Mary Thompson Fund to support refugees and people seeking asylum/sanctuary in the Tees Valley
Well done to our friends, supporters and staff who cycled for the Mary Thompson Fund on Sunday...a great effort!
We stand in solidarity with those who have been through the refugee experience on #WorldRefugeeDay. We recognise their resilience and pledge our compassion and support.
Vacancy - Justice First Trusts Fundraising Assistant: part-time (8hrs per week/£12 per hour) Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Justice First are looking to recruit a Trust Fundraising Assistant to compose enticing and creative funding bids, so that we can continue our vital work with people who are seeking asylum in Teesside. We are a well-established and successful charity and have worked for the last 11 years to support people who seek safety in the UK. We want to expand our grant applications by recruiting a talented fundraising assistant with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will also possess excellent English with an eye for detail to produce high quality submissions. Experience of the voluntary sector is desirable, preferably within an area supporting refugees and people seeking asylum. You will be part of a small and dynamic team, and will work alongside our Chair of Trustees to develop funding bids. This position is suitable for recent graduates as well as people who already have experience of writing fundraising bids. If you would like to be part of our team, please contact Solafa Eltom for a job description and an application form: firstname.lastname@example.org Closing date for applications: Sunday 25th June 2017