Our Director Tesfu Gessesse was asked to write for The Concept Journal about The Welcoming’s work, his personal background, and the issues faced by refugees around the world. In his article, Tesfu reflects on the UN Security Council’s involvement (or lack of) in the current wars in Yemen, Myanmar, Ethiopia and Ukraine.
We held our first LGBT History Month Scotland event on Tuesday 22nd February 2022, in partnership with Micro Rainbow. We want to continue this important dialogue and encourage our supporteres to take the next step in supporting these communities.
Edinburgh 29th June 2020, The Welcoming Association is continuing to support our community during the COVID-19 crisis, thanks to National Lottery funding. We have received £21, 000.00 from The National Lottery Community Fund to employ a Volunteer Coordinator who will support our
The Welcoming Association strongly supports the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign. As a voluntary organisation that works to support the BAME communities it stands in solidarity with those who fight for equality and social justice. We would like to inform you
Notice to service users, partners and funders The Welcoming Association Coronavirus Measures April 2020 Following the Scottish Government advice on 16th March 2020 for people to work from home to help delay the spread of coronavirus, the Welcoming’s office at
We are inviting service users, funders, partner organisations and friends to join us at The Welcoming Association’s AGM 30th January 2020. The meeting will be held at the Eric Liddell Centre in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh, and will run from 5 until
Edinburgh prides itself in being a “festival city,” home to some of the most important festivals in the world. Because the Edinburgh festivals are such iconic features of the city, in August 2019 we did nine sessions -two workshops and
We are proud to announce that David Carpenter, our ESOL Coordinator, has been involved with he Re.Mint project, which has created a pan European toolkit of ‘experiential method’ lessons. These are lessons that can be used in language classes, schools
We are delighted to announce that this summer we have teamed up with Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Fringe, Edinburgh Book Festival and Edinburgh Art Festival to provide a series of opportunities for Welcoming participants to take part in the wide
Part-time Health Coordinator Salary: £25,834.00 (SJC Salary Scale SP28) Pro rata £8611.00 per annum. New salary review will be taking place at the end of July 2019. Working Hours: 12 hours per week. (Post funded up until 31 March