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Trustee recruitment (February 2016)

ASAP requires a new Management Committee member with marketing and communications experience

ASAP’s work and strategy is overseen by a voluntary Management Committee.  We are currently seeking a new member of this Committee, who has experience of marketing and communications, to complement the skills of our existing members. We are especially interested in receiving applications from refugees and others who have had direct experience of the UK’s asylum system. We are able to meet travel costs associated with attending Management Committee meetings.

For more details, or if you would like to discuss this, please email Dave Garratt at davemgarratt@hotmail.com.

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 office@asaproject.org.uk and anna@asaproject.org.uk and put “FAO Duty Scheme Coordinator” in the subject line. You need to have your own insurance and court/tribunal advocacy experience.