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2018 – 2019 Annual Report

We are delighted to share with you our 2018 -2019 annual report which gives you an insight into the support we provide, the impact our work is having, and our plans for the future. 👤 During 2018-2019 we supported...

We are looking for a Senior Employment and Integration Adviser to join our team!

Job Title: Senior Employment and Integration Adviser (Futures Programme) Location: Central London, Greater London Salary: £25,000 per year Contract: Permanent Closing Date: 23rd February 2020 – 11.30 pm Please apply via Charity Jobs The Charity Founded in 2015, Breaking Barriers is a...

Catalyst: New Project Announcement!

CATALYST – New Project Announcement! We are very excited to announce the launch of Project Catalyst, a new initiative for Breaking Barriers, funded by the EU Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. Through the Catalyst project, we will provide employment support to 600 refugees in London over...

BB Exhibition 2019 | Belonging

Photographer: Edith Whitehead Belonging From 29th October to 2nd November 2019 we ran our fourth annual photography exhibition. Titled Belonging the exhibition featured 10 of our clients, each photographed by a different artist and interviewed by journalists from the Refugee Journalism Project. The exhibition is an...

‘Volunteering with Enthusiasm’

Meet Alex, one of our volunteers who has dedicated over 80 hours to supporting our clients at our Hammersmith delivery centre. Read about a day in the life of a Breaking Barriers volunteer. Breaking Barriers wasn’t a charity I...

The Big Give | One donation, twice the impact!

Donations to Breaking Barriers will be DOUBLED between 3rd and 10th December!  We are very excited to have been selected to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, where donations to us between 3rd and 10th December will be DOUBLED!   If you’re thinking about what you can do to give back...

Meet BB client and IKEA employee Samer

Click here to watch Samer’s story on Vimeo “I feel the co-workers, supervisors and managers are like family. We feel like we are friends.” Samer, who featured in our Exhibition this year, has been working at IKEA since 2017....

‘Activating your Confidence Workshop’ led by Communications Coach Emma Zangs

In the lead up to the exhibition we ran a workshop for our clients involved in our 2019 Exhibition ‘Belonging’ to help them feel comfortable sharing their story and to learn skills and tips that could help them with their ongoing journeys into meaningful employment and...

The Big Give | Ray – Senior Employment and Integration Adviser

This week (3rd-10th December) donations to Breaking Barriers through our Big Give page will be DOUBLED, creating an amazing opportunity to double your impact and make a real difference to the lives of our refugee clients. Breaking Barriers Senior Employment and Integration Adviser,...

We are looking for a Philanthropy Manager to join the team!

Job Title: Philanthropy Manager  Reports to: Senior Philanthropy Manager Language Requirements: Fluent English Location: Old Street, London Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 Hours: 37.5 hours per week Contract: Permanent Closing Date: Rolling Please apply via Charity Jobs   The Charity Founded in 2015, Breaking Barriers is a fast-paced, start-up...

Could you be a Curriculum Design Volunteer at Breaking Barriers?

About Breaking Barriers Breaking Barriers is a small, ambitious charity. Our vision is that every refugee in London can fulfil their potential and integrate into their new home through employment that matches with their skills and experience. We offer bespoke...

We are hiring an Employment and Integration Adviser

Job Title: Employment and Integration Adviser Language Requirements: Fluent in English and at least one target language: Arabic, Amharic, Dari, Farsi, Kurdish, Pashto, Somali or Tigrinya Reports to: Programme Coordinator Location: Based at main office in Old Street, EC2A,...

We are looking for a Catalyst Project Manager

Job Title: Catalyst Project Manager  Language Requirements: Fluent English  Reports to: Head of Philanthropy  Location: Main office near Old Street tube station, EC2  Salary: £35,000  Hours: 37.5 hours per week  Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 3 years (January 2020 until December 2022)  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the...

We are hiring a Catalyst Project Administrator!

Job Title: Catalyst Project Administrator Reports to: Catalyst Project Manager Language Requirements:  Fluent English  Location: Main office near Old Street tube station, EC2  Salary:£21,500 Hours: 37.5 hours per week Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 3 years (January 2020 until December 2022) Applications will be reviewed on...

Join Our Team | Data Officer

Job Title: Data Officer  Reports to: Head of Strategic Development and Impact  Location: Old Street, London Salary: £30,000  Terms: 5 days per week (37.5 hours)  Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 3 years (January 2020 until December 2022) Closing Date: 5th December 2019 Please apply via Charity Jobs before midnight...