We are recruiting! Meeting Point is looking for a Project Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to manage a long established and highly valued service for asylum seekers and refugees.

You will be responsible for organising and leading the effective and safe running of our weekly drop ins creating a space where people from different backgrounds experience a sense of community, belonging, loving friendship and acceptance which embraces religious and cultural diversity.

You will lead on the delivery of the project’s strategic goals, adjusting to the ever-changing climate for refugees and asylum seekers. This will involve working closely and collaboratively with other refugee agencies, community groups, and statutory sector services. You will have a key role in exploring and securing funding for the project. Whilst this is challenging, we are a well-respected service and have been a going concern for over 20 years.

You will manage, motivate, and co-ordinate a small staff team as well as our fabulous team of dedicated volunteers.

The post is open to people of all faiths and none willing to embrace a shared ethos of treating people with compassion, dignity, and respect. This is a permanent contract for 21 hours per week (Mondays on site, remaining hours can be worked flexibly consistent with the needs of the job).

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday, 30 June 2024.

Interview dates: Thursday evening, 11 July and Tuesday afternoon, 16 July at Christ Church, Armley Ridge Road, Leeds.

Please email for the Application pack containing the job description, person specification, background information and the application form.

Funding Success!

We are delighted to share the news that we have been successful in securing a grant from the Community Organisations Cost of Living Fund, delivered by The National Lottery Community Fund. This will help keep the project doors open for the rest of the year!

Christmas Appeal 2023

Meeting Point celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2023, and has also been our busiest on record, supporting over 600 refugees and asylum seekers throughout the year.

It’s been a tough year for many, but for those in society who already started it marginalised and disadvantaged, it has been even harder.

We are wanting to make this Christmas special in some way for everyone and so are launching our Christmas appeal with that in mind.

Please consider gifting the following items for us to distribute:

New winter warmers: Socks/ gloves/ scarves

Toiletries gift sets

Financial donations: Donate via the donate page or by getting in touch with us. Your funds will help us continue our vital front line work. Thank you so much Thank you so much

Meeting Point celebrates!

WOW!!! What a fantastic 20 year anniversary celebration event we had yesterday! It was a truly wonderful and joyous occasion! 🥰

To see the community come together in such a way was really quite remarkable, and a true reflection of what can be achieved when people from all walks of life come together and unite behind a common cause.

Such a small but mighty team…. Well done to everyone involved, and huge thanks to those who have supported us over the years!!😃

Check out this article about it in West Leeds Dispatch

An ‘oasis in Armley’: Community celebration marks 20 years of supporting refugees and asylum seekers – West Leeds Dispatch