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Student Network Manager

Hours: 35hrs (5 days) or 28hrs (4 days)
Salary: £31,000 (pro rata if 28 hrs) + 7% contributory pension
Contract: Permanent
Location: STAR national office, London N7 with travel across the UK. Option for hybrid working 

The role: Do you have what it takes to engage, inspire and mobilise students to take action to welcome refugees to the UK? 

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about creating a culture of welcome in the UK for refugees to join our small staff team. You believe in the power of young people and students as changemakers and will have a strong background in organising, volunteer coordination and project management.  

You will report to the Chief Executive and have overall oversight of the Student Network. You will be responsible for coordinating and implementing our movement building work while keeping the needs and voices of people seeking sanctuary at the heart of decision making and action. Your role will be to empower students in universities across the UK to achieve positive change by giving them the skills and support they need to lead impactful groups, organise engaging events & deliver practical & well-run volunteering projects in partnership with local charities and organisations.

STAR is committed to operating as an equal opportunities organisation.  We particularly welcome and encourage applications from people with refugee backgrounds. 

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 25th July.

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Volunteering opportunities

STAR is currently recruiting for two national office volunteer positions. We offer volunteering opportunities throughout the year at our office in London. Join our mailing list to keep up to date with our work and opportunities.

Student Network Volunteer

Location: UK based (remote or based in London office N7)
Hours: 2-3 days a week for up to 6 months (flexible)
Expenses: Reasonable travel and lunch expenses

In this role you’ll support the STAR staff team to engage and inspire university students across the UK to take action and welcome refugees in the UK. You will work with the STAR national staff team to support STAR student societies across the UK, assist with organising exciting national events, learn about the refugee and asylum sector in the UK and create exciting content for our website and social media.

How to apply
Please complete the application form and attach a CV by and email it to emily@star-network.org.uk
The closing date for applications is 28th July 2022.

Informal interviews will take place over zoom or in person at the STAR office (N7).

Campaigns and Communications Volunteer

Location: UK based (remote or based in London office N7)
Hours: 2-3 days a week for up to 6 months (flexible)
Expenses: Reasonable travel and lunch expenses

In this role you’ll support the STAR staff team to engage and inspire university students across the UK to take action and welcome refugees in the UK. You’ll support STAR members across the country to get involved in national campaigns (Equal Access, Lift the Ban, These Walls Must Fall, Families Together, and Fight the #AntiRefugeeLaws) and develop new and exciting campaign actions. You’ll help to get the word out on social media and be part of shaping a more positive narrative about refugees in the UK. You’ll get to develop your campaigning and communications skills in a friendly and supportive environment.

How to apply
Please complete the application form and attach a CV by and email it to equalaccess@star-network.org.uk 
The closing date for applications is 28th July 2022.

Informal interviews will take place over zoom or in person at the STAR office (N7).

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