Jobs & Volunteering
All ASAP vacancies are posted here. Please see below for information about current recruitment.
Director (Maternity Cover)
ASAP is looking for an Interim Director to cover maternity leave of up to 12 months, based at its offices in East London. The job will be full time (35hours per week) Monday – Friday. This is an excellent opportunity to lead an exciting and well respected organisation and make a real difference to the lives of persons seeking asylum across the UK.
ASAP offers a generous leave package of 30 days per annum plus bank holidays and the option to work flexibly around our core hours of 10am – 4pm. ASAP will pay an annual salary of £42,150 inclusive of inner London Weighting for this job. We would want the successful applicant to start mid to late May 2016.
Please email completed applications to Hazel@asaproject.org.uk with the header PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL or post them marked “private and confidential” to Hazel Williams, Director, ASAP, Ground Floor, Anchorage House, 2 Clove Crescent, East India Docks, London E14 2BE.
The closing date for applications is Monday 29th February 2016 at 12 pm.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 17th March 2016 at ASAP’s East London Offices.
Please note if you are invited to interview we can only reimburse local travel costs (within London). We are also happy to arrange interviews via skype.
If you would like to have an informal conversation about the post, please contact Hazel on 020 3716 0284 (ex 208)
Duty Scheme Volunteering
Please note that duty scheme volunteer opportunities are not suitable for students.
Solicitors: Solicitors are recruited on an annual basis to participate in our duty scheme for free legal representation at the Asylum Support Tribunal through agreements between ASAP and law firms. If you would like to discuss the possibility of your firm joining our scheme please contact us and choose “volunteering/duty scheme.”
Barristers: ASAP recruits barristers on an annual basis who can help us with our Duty Scheme at the First-tier Tribunal (Asylum Support), London. The Duty Scheme provides free legal representation for asylum seekers who are otherwise unrepresented during their asylum support appeal hearings. If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting volunteering opportunity, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com and put “FAO Duty Scheme Coordinator” in the subject line. You need to have your own insurance and court/tribunal advocacy experience.