An exciting opportunity has arisen at Refugee Women Connect as a Director.

The successful candidate will have personal lived experience as a woman asylum seeker or refugee in the UK, and will increase the voice of women with lived experience.

They will lead on campaigns for change and raise awareness of the urgent issues that women asylum seekers and refugees face.

The closing date for this advert is 4pm on 2nd August 2022.


We are proud to be a member of the Experts by Experience Employment Network (EBE-employment network) to create a charitable sector that is led by people with lived experience of the asylum and immigration system. As part of this network, we challenge the one-size-fits-all approach in our employment practices, and respect personal circumstances and needs of people with lived experience. We believe that every individual should have the right support when applying for our roles.


This network could provide independent and confidential support for applicants with lived experience of the UK asylum and immigration system. Please directly share your draft application through this form to get some feedback and support for your application, or get in touch with the network on [email protected]. More information is available at


Refugee Women Connect is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all members of the community. Due to the nature of the work of the charity this role is open to women only (Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1).  This post is only available to women with lived experience of the asylum and refugee system.

Please see the job description and person specification here.