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Project Co-ordinator

Organisation: Migrant and Refugee Children's Legal Unit
14 hours a week
£12,800 for 2 days per week
Location: Islington, London
Deadline: 7 December, 2020

Funded by the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, the Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit (MiCLU) – a specialist legal and policy hub based at Islington Law Centre in London - is seeking a part-time project co-ordinator to join our small, highly skilled and regarded team, based at Islington Law Centre.

Breaking the Chains Project: Project Co-ordinator – Bilingual Albanian and English speaker preferred

Are you interested in an opportunity to create change for vulnerable asylum-seeking children in the UK?

Can you bring your skills in both project management and youth work to support our ‘Breaking the Chains’ project in partnership with Shpresa Programme to improve the outcomes for Albanian children and young people?

Hours: 14 hours/week, excellent Terms and Conditions – includes evening work

Salary: £12,800 for 2 days per week (Equivalent to £32,000 pa full time) plus Auto-enrolment Pension 

Start date: 5 January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter

This is an exciting opportunity to create change for vulnerable asylum-seeking children in the UK.  Breaking the Chains is a ground-breaking partnership project between MiCLU at Islington Law Centre and Shpresa Programme, a user-led organisation, which promotes the participation and contribution of Albanian young people in UK society.

The post-holder will work with the legal team at MiCLU, with a specialist Albanian-speaking youth worker based at Shpresa and directly with children and young people involved in the project, including our Immigration Champions Programme. The postholder will also contribute to dissemination of the learning from this groundbreaking project and identify opportunities to create change.

The role will combine project co-ordination with direct youth work with Albanian speaking children and young people to ensure that their views and needs inform the wider project and create change in the legal and care sectors.

For more information about the application process, or to discuss access needs, please contact Aniko Shabani our Office Manager on

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 7th December 2020

Interviews: Friday 11th or Monday 14th December 2020.

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Address: MiCLU, Islington Law Centre, 38 Devonia Road, London N1 8JH.