Community Sponsorship Co-ordinator

Catholic Care is a faith based charity providing care and support to people of all faiths and none. The charity also employs people of all faiths or of no faith at all.

The role of Community Sponsorship Co-ordinator is an exciting new role for Catholic Care with the primary purpose of enthusiastically and actively promoting, inspiring, developing and co-ordinating the Community Sponsorship model of refugee resettlement across the geographical area covered by the Diocese of Leeds.

This role is supported by Citizens UK through its role with Sponsor Refugees.

Are you a great communicator with the ability to motivate people? Are you are passionate about supporting refugees, one of the most marginalised groups in our society, and do you strongly believe in the power of community action? Then this role could be for you. We are looking to recruit a flexible, highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed co-ordinator.

Job Title:


Community Sponsorship Co-ordinator



Fixed term appointment for 1 year – 18.5 hours per week
(flexibility required to meet the needs of the post)


Closing Date:

Interview Date:

Leeds (with the possibility of some working from home)

19th July 2019

23rd July 2019

Job Profile

You will be required to promote and encourage the adoption of Community Sponsorship as a key strategy to refugee resettlement across the Diocese to welcome refugee families.

Experience and Qualifications:
You will be required to have a broad understanding of the situation of the Syrian Refugee Crisis. Also to have strong organisation and communication skills to enable you to inspire and drive forward the project. A proven ability of project management is also required.

What we offer our employees

  • an essential car user allowance
  • group personal pension scheme
  • comprehensive induction programme with ongoing training and development
  • regular supervision
  • Healthcare Cashplan Scheme

How to apply
To apply for this position either:

  • download the application form, complete and submit online;
  • download and print a copy of the application form and post to:
    Ann Gosney – Human Resources Co-ordinator
    Catholic Care
    11 North Grange Road
    LS6 2BR;
  • telephone 0113 3885400 to request an application pack or to discuss the available position and arrange an interview.

Catholic Care is an Equal Opportunities employer