Post-detention and Fundraising Manager


Recruiting Organisation: Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group (GDWG)

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £26,000 per year, subject to renewal.

Contract: One Year fixed contract

Location: Crawley & Hybrid working, with some weekend and evening work.


GDWG is a charity committed to improving the welfare and wellbeing of people held in detention by offering friendship and support and advocating for fair treatment, particularly those held at Tinsley House and Brook House Immigration Removal Centres at Gatwick Airport. They have around 70 volunteer visitors who befriend and make weekly visits to people in detention allocated to them. They put great emphasis on training and supporting volunteer visitors, who meet regularly in four local groups, co-ordinated by volunteers, for mutual support. GDWG is linked to organisations which visit other detention centres through AVID (the Association of Visitors to Immigration Detainees).


Purpose of the Job

To provide a high standard of service to people who have experienced detention when they are released, both individually and through the Refugee Tales walking project and Self-Advocacy group. To support the development and sustainability of GDWG through fundraising activities.


You are welcome to call Anna at GDWG to find out more about the role  [Tel no: 07804903157].


Download the job description, person specification, monitoring form and application form below:

Job descriptionJD – GDWG

Person SpecificationPS – GDWG

Application FormGDWG – Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring FormGDWG – Equalities Form

Please send completed applications to by 10 January, midday.


Closing date:   10 January 2024

Interviews:   15 January 2024 , in person at office in Crawley


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