Job Opportunities

We work together to change refugees’ lives.

The Refugee Employment Network (REN)’s key goal is to help disadvantaged individuals to improve their lives through employment. REN is pleased to share job opportunities to support organisations as well as local authorities all over the UK in finding meaningful employment for refugees.

Here are some up to date job opportunities from our members that help you improve your job search. This page will be updated regularly.


Chatterbox is a language learning service delivered by refugees. Chatterbox demonstrates the extraordinary talent and untapped potential existing in the refugee community.

Opportunity: They are recruiting language coaches - learn more about Chatterbox's coaching work opportunities here.

Location: Remote.

Closing date: Rolling applications.


Niya Network pairs the untapped potential of refugees with the shortage of tech talent globally.

Opportunity: They are recruiting refugees with backgrounds in data and technology for their new programme, the Talent Network. There are two flyers attached below which provide further information.

Location: Remote.

Closing date: End of July.

Niya - Talent Refinery Pathway

Niya - Talent Refinery Flyer


The Other Side of Hope is a new literary magazine focused on refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants.

Opportunity: They have a variety of paid opportunities for writers. You can read more about these here.

Location: Remote.

Closing date: End of July.


Specimen: The Babel Review of Translations is offering a £2,500 prize for the best piece of non-English writing submitted for their project 'To Speak England in Different Languages'. You can read more about this opportunity here.

Location: Remote.

Closing date: 21st July.


International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future.

Opportunity: They are hiring for a Refugee Employment Specialist. You can view further details about the job here.

Location: South East England.

Closing date: 23rd July.


PAZ is a social impact company focused on training and empowering refugee tech talent in Europe.

Opportunity: They are running a tech talent accelerator programme for refugees. You can find out more by downloading the flyer below.

Closing date: Rolling applications.

PAZ Flyer 2021 UK


TERN supports refugee entrepreneurs in the creation and development of their businesses.

Opportunity: They are recruiting for a Programme Officer. You can view the Job Description and apply for the role here.

Location: London

Closing date: 1st August.


Coventry City Council’s Migration Team is an innovative and dynamic team that is focused on meeting the needs of newly arriving communities in the city and supporting integration.

Opportunity: They are hiring for a Programme Officer in the Migration Team. You can read more here.

Location: Coventry

Closing date: 25th July


IMIX supports the refugee and migration sector to shift public attitudes on migration and create an open and welcoming Britain for people who make the UK their home.

Opportunity: They are advertising a vacancy for a Community Outreach Coordinator. You can find out more here.

Location: London

Closing date: 29th July


As a REN member please help us maintain the high levels of activity and collaboration across REN network by sharing job opportunities with our members.

Please contact the REN Coordinator if you would like to share any other job opportunities.