ASSIST Sheffield

Challenging asylum destitution

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Gardeners Rest to hold a Buskathon in aid of ASSIST

18 Jun 2017 On Sunday 27 August, the Gardeners Rest (105 Neepsend Lane, S3 8AT) will be holding an 8 hour Charity Buskathon to raise funds for us. The first busker will take to the stage at 1pm and the Buskathon will continue until 9pm…so plenty of time for you to call in and catch some of the music and cheer on the musicians! If you would like to sign up to busk yourself, please contact the Gardeners Rest Community Society (events [at] thegardenersrest.com). All genres are welcome.

Bidding is underway in our Auction of Promises!

7 Jun 2017 Don’t miss out on your chance to bid!…and to help us with this fundraising effort. Over £600 has been raised as at 7th June.* You can help us increase this total and at the same time pick up a treat*…anything from a cake or a singing lesson to 4 nights’ holiday accommodation. All money raised will go to support destitute asylum seekers. Go to www.jumblebee.co.uk/assistauction2017 to see the array of fantastic promises on offer.

Place your bids now! ASSIST Online Auction of Promises is now open

5 Jun 2017 We’re excited to announce the launch of our Auction of Promises! The amazing list of promises includes…

Mor Kabasi to perform the next Talking Gig on 8 May

24 Mar 2017 At the HUBS (Sheffield Student’s Union) Monday 8th May Doors at 7:30 Another in the wonderful series of Talking Gigs which give you the chance to hear top artists from the UK and around the world, in intimate venues, play and talk about their music, instruments, culture, countries … and to ask questions about whatever aspects of the music interests you. And each of the gigs raises funds for ASSIST.

Festival of Debate FREE event - Thurs 11 May - 'The Home Truth'

12 Mar 2017 THU 11 MAY | 7-8PM | QUAKER MEETING HOUSE | FREEIn association with ASSIST

ASSIST is recruiting a Client Support Manager (now closed)

5 Mar 2017 Job Title: Client Support Manager Responsible to: Trustees Hours: Full Time Salary: £28,000 pa Responsible for: Work of ASSIST’s client support volunteer teams, Volunteering Coordinator, Admin and Support Officer Location: ASSIST Sheffield, Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk St, Sheffield.

ASSIST is recruiting a Finance and Admin Officer (now closed!)

2 Mar 2017 Job Title: Finance and Admin Officer Responsible to: Resource Manager Hours: 14 hours Salary: £18,500 pa (salary stated is for full time equivalent, this rate would be pro-rata’d for 14hours/35 ) Line Managed by: Resource Manager Responsible for: Finance team volunteers Location: ASSIST Sheffield, Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk St, Sheffield

Sheffield University Film Unit choose ASSIST as their Charity of the Year

15 Feb 2017 Sheffield University Film Unit is a professional quality independent cinema located deep within the University of Sheffield Union of Students. They show films all through Freshers’ week, and then every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. We are excited to report that they have chosen ASSIST as their charity of the year and are offering us some free tickets for asylum seekers for each showing. A huge thank you to the Film Unit for supporting us!

'Asylum the basics' training course. Tuesday 24th and 31st January.

12 Jan 2017 ASSIST Sheffield will soon be delivering another ‘Asylum the Basics’ training session. These sessions are excellent for providing background information and awareness for anyone working with those within the asylum system. They are also a valuable opportunity to raise awareness of asylum issues with key personnel.

'TalkingGigs' to raise funds for ASSIST

23 Dec 2016 TalkingGigs is a brand new live experience which gives you the chance to hear top artists from the UK and around the world, in intimate venues, play and talk about their music, instruments, culture, countries … and to ask questions about whatever aspects of the music interest you. Charles Ritchie, who organises TalkingGigs, has decided to use future gigs in the series to raise funds for ASSIST. THANK YOU, CHARLES!

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