VACANCIES

Project Support Worker

Salary: £20,000 pro rata

Hours: 21 pw

Contract: Permanent subject to funding

Asian Women Lone Parents Association (AWLPA) works to support Asian women who are lone parents, and their children, by providing services that enable them to improve their lives and wellbeing.  Through active support we empower women to participate in their social, economic, health and physical environment.

We are recruiting for a Project Support Worker to organise and deliver several projects including for volunteering, service user activity, health and wellbeing.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with vulnerable women, staff and volunteers, including engagement, support, management, recruitment and training.

You must be able to organise and develop programmes, activities and events, in relation to service user needs and to review, monitor and evaluate projects and their outcomes.  You will be committed, innovative, organised, proactive, with an ability to work with a range of partners, funders, stakeholders and local communities. Ability to speak a South Asian language such as Bengali, Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi or Urdu is desirable.

If you are interested please email: info@awlpa.org for application details.

For further information or an informal chat please contact the office on 020 7700 0675

Deadline for applications: Monday 2nd July at 9am

Trustee

Do you have time to give to a charity that supports single Asian mums?  If so, we need YOU! Asian Women Lone Parents Association (AWLPA) was founded to support women from the South Asian Community who are fleeing domestic violence.

We support single Asian mothers and their children, by providing signposting, advocacy, emotional support, workshops, activities and events which empower women to stay safe and move forward with their lives.

We are looking for trustees to join our Board to help lead the organisation during this pivotal and exciting time.

We would like to hear from people who understand the needs of single Asian mothers and have a drive to help make a meaningful difference. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an understanding of the social and political context in which domestic violence occurs and be able to work strategically in a charity environment. You should be able to commit to at least six board meetings a year and one full day meeting.

If you are interested please email: director@awlpa.org or for an informal chat or further information please contact the office on 020 7700 0675