The House of Welcome and St. Francis Social Services is pleased to announce that Paul Bottrill has been appointed as Executive Officer at the House of Welcome. Paul started at the House of Welcome in March and we are looking forward to the new energy and vision he will bring to the organisation.
Paul has lived and worked throughout Asia and Africa for the past 23 years. As well as developing and overseeing programs serving at-risk youth, sex workers, people living with HIV/AIDS and various ethnic minority groups, he has pastored both English and Chinese speaking churches in Hong Kong and Australia.
Over the last 2 years, Paul was the manager of Christian Action’s Service centre for Refugees and Asylum Seekers, an NGO that seeks to address protection gaps and provide a variety of social services to asylum-seekers, refugees, and torture claimants in Hong Kong.