Community Infosource
Community Infosource

Charity registered in Scotland SC049135

We work with communities and individuals so that they can realise their potential and become integrated more quickly. Our focus is on minority ethnic, migrant and refugee communities - including people who are survivors of abuse, persecution, torture, and trafficking. Our vision is a diverse and inclusive Scotland where everyone is supported to contribute and participate.

Current vacancies

W-ASH Coordinator (Women & Asylum Seeker Housing Project)

  • Part time
  • £31,500 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 29th October 2021

Responsible To:Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for:Staff in the W-ASH Project (3 others)

Length of post:Dependent on funding – 12 months initially

Place of work:CIS office, Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS and from home by arrangement and as Scottish

Government guidelines.

Hours of work:21 hours a week, Flexible over Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm. Occasional out of hours working as required

Aim of the post: to ensure the smooth running and effective operation of the W-ASH project in providing housing support to asylum seekers, maintaining project sustainability and further developing CIS’s ability to bring positive change.

The postholder will be welcome to increase the hours for this post by fundraising.

Community InfoSource has been working, since 2006, with marginalised people to overcome the barriers they face to integration, and supporting them to put their own ideas into action. Six of our eight directors came here as refugees and the others have worked in this field.

Our other main projects are Challenging Violence Against Women and the new Wellbeing Project.

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Responsible To:W-ASH Coordinator

Length of post:1 year minimum (subject to further funding availability)

Place of work:CIS office, Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS and from home by arrangement and as Scottish

Government guidelines.

Hours of work:35 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, with time off in lieu for occasional evening or weekend working.

Aim of the post: to provide specialist casework support to the Women & Asylum Seeker Housing project; to build up a knowledge base on rights and responsibilities; to contribute to training for the W-ASH Project staff and volunteers; to contribute to taking forward research and analysis of issues and campaigning for asylum seekers; to report to funders about the project and to liaise and report to the CIS Board and Planning Groups as required.

Community InfoSource has been working, since 2006, with marginalised people to overcome the barriers they face to integration, and supporting them to put their own ideas into action. Six of our eight directors came here as refugees and the others have worked in this field.

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Wellbeing Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £31,500 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th May 2021

Place of work: CIS office at Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS. Mainly working from home during Covid-19 restrictions. Hours of work: 28 hours a week, to be agreed, Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, with time off in lieu for occasional evening or weekend working

Purpose of the post

To develop, plan and coordinate all activities of CIS’s new Wellbeing Project; to manage and support staff and their work with volunteers on the project; to ensure monitoring, evaluation and reporting to funders; ensure the sustainability of the Project by fundraising; to report to the Project Planning Group and CIS Board as required.

Job Description, Person Specification & application form with this page or on our website infosource.org.uk/jobs.html

Community InfoSource has been working, since 2006, with marginalised people to overcome the barriers they face to integration, and supporting them to put their own ideas into action. Five of our seven directors came here as refugees and the others have worked in this field.

Our other main projects are Challenging Violence Against Women and Women & Asylum Seeker Housing Project.

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This vacancy has now closed

Top job! CIS Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £38,000
  • CIS office at Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS Working from home during Covid-19 restrictions
  • Closing 7th September 2021

To support Community InfoSource’s (CIS) Board in directing the work of the organisation, assisting with taking forward its strategic vision and plans for the future, building in sustainability and developing quality standards for all involved while increasing CIS’s public profile.

We are a well respected charity, working since 2006 to support asylum seekers, refugees and others. We particularly focus on access to rights and improving lives.

Building on earlier successes, we now wish to employ a CEO to consolidate the organisation, support its sustainability and to help us use our unique knowledge to make positive change.

Funders believe in us – if you have the knowledge and experience to help us develop further we are looking for YOU!

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This vacancy has now closed

Buddy Volunteer Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • CIS office, Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS and from home by arrangement and as Scottish Government guidelines
  • Closing 17th September 2021

Purpose of the post

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for further developing our Buddy Programme for asylum seekers with support needs and involved with the Wellbeing Project. The coordinator will develop and update policies and procedures and recruit, train and coordinate a network of volunteer buddies who will work with asylum seekers.

The Buddy befriending service will be available to asylum seekers who require support to attend medical, legal and other appointments, access foodbanks and additional services, overcome social isolation and become involved in activities in their communities where appropriate.

Job Description, Person Specification & application form with this page or on the website infosource.org.uk/jobs.html

Community InfoSource has been working, since 2006, with marginalised people to overcome the barriers they face to integration, and supporting them to put their own ideas into action. Six of our eight directors came here as refugees and the others have worked in this field.

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This vacancy has now closed

CIS CVAW Male Project Worker – Kurdish, Sorani language speaker

  • Part time
  • £23,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 20th October 2021

Special opportunity for a Kurdish Sorani speaking man. Currently funded by Scottish Government, Delivering Equally Safe grant.

Length of post: 2 years, then subject to further funding

Salary:£9,200 a year (pro rata of £23,000 a year)

Hours of work:14 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, with time off in lieu for occasional evening or weekend working

Place of work: CIS office, Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS and from home by arrangement and as Scottish Government guidelines

Responsible to:Challenging Violence Against Women Project Manager

The aim of this post is to provide information on Challenging Violence Against Women in general and particularly on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Honour Based Violence (HBV) to men of Kurdish descent and other relevant communities, to:

  • Raise awareness in BME communities of human rights and responsibilities
  • Raise awareness among men about Violence Against Women in general and on FGM and its consequences in particular
  • Motivate men to participate in combating FGM, GBV and HBV among their families and communities,
  • Reduce FGM, GBV and HBV’s prevalence and practise

Community InfoSource has secured funding from Scottish Government’s Delivering Equally Safe grant for our Challenging Violence Against Women Project for a Kurdish Sorani language speaker, for a 14 hours a week post until September 2023. This is in partnership with Saheliya. We are intending to secure another 7 hours a week funding to make it 21 hours from January 2022, subject to funding.

Community InfoSource has been working, since 2006, with marginalised people to overcome the barriers they face to integration, and supporting them to put their own ideas into action. Six of our eight directors came here as refugees and the others have worked in this field.

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