Advance Team – WORK FOR US

You can become part of the Advance team and become part of a well respected and well established charity working to support women to cope and recover from experiences of domestic abuse and supporting women who are at risk of offending or with short term sentences to reduce offending.

Five years ago we diversified our services to start our successful Minerva project, working with women offenders, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse. Less than one year ago Advance became part of the Angelou Partnership who successfully won the contract for an exciting new range of services seeking to counteract Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the three borough area (Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham). This includes sexual violence, FGM, forced marriage, honour based violence and work with younger women.

Our positions vacant are listed below.

Female* Programme Manager – Minerva WrapAround Service

Female* Regional Team & Centre Manager – Minerva WrapAround Service x 2

Here is a link to the website for more info about Advance and the Job Opportunities http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/

Closing date is 12th March at 9.00am for both adverts.

Hammersmith and Fulham Means Business – 22nd March 2018

Are you a Hammersmith & Fulham small business?

The council wants H&F to be the best place to do business in Europe. Please join us for this year’s business-boosting event and exhibition.

PRE-REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE TICKET at  hammersmithandfulhammeansbusiness.co.uk

Exhibit at this event

Event Date: 22nd March 2018

Please call 0333 358 3399 or visit our website for more information.

We also have pro bono opportrunities for selected Hammersmith & Fulham businesses to have a free stand at the event in some targeted sectors.

Free networking

With two free Speed Networking sessions and informal networking across the day, there are plenty of opportunities to meet your next client, supplier or partners.

Exhibition

Over 30 suppliers, support groups, H&F Council departments and service providers will be on hand throughout the day to help, guide, advise and support your business.

One-to-One advice sessions

Book an appointment for personal advice with an expert on accounting, law, marketing, sales, business development, funding and much more.

Seminars
Four inspirational seminars covering subjects relevant to all businesses. These are:

  • NatWest start-up masterclass
  • What GDPR means for your business. The new data protection rules come into place on 25 May and will affect everyone in business
  • Planning for success – strategies and tips to help you grow
  • Question Time – with a panel of business experts to answer your questions.

For further information contact 

Nicki Burgess, H&F Business Investment Team  – Phone 020 8753 5695 • email: nicki.burgess@lbhf.gov.uk

Your Business Community – Phone 0333 358 3399 • web: yourbusinesscommunity.co.uk

Many thanks to our sponsors

NatWest Business

Your Business Community

Funding Available: Tesco Bags of Help is seeking applications from West London!

 

 

 

A reminder for West London community organisations that we are currently receiving applications in for the May/June 2018 voting round for Tesco Bags of Help.

Local projects that benefit the community may be eligible for funding. These can include:

  • volunteer training
  • equipment purchases
  • community events
  • physical improvements of open spaces
  • sports and leisure activities

Following each public vote, three projects in each Tesco region (by borough in London), will receive a grant award, with first place receiving up to £4K, second place up to £2K and third place up to £1K.

Voting occurs bi-monthly in-store. You can take our eligibility quiz  and apply online by Clicking Here

Tri-Borough Business support apprentice (Learning and Development)

An exciting apprenticeship opportunity has arisen for a Business support apprentice to join the busy Learning and Development (L&D) team at the Council of Kensington and Chelsea.

The corporate L&D team provide learning and development services to all parts of the Council. We aim to make sure the Council has access to the best learning and development resources. Services include the annual training programme, bespoke facilitation, management of the Training Centre and on-line learning. All these activities demand administrative support to ensure ease of access, a stimulating learning environment and the ability to monitor performance.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and responsible person able to work in an ever changing environment and willing to learn new skills. You will be required to use initiative, be flexible and support various L&D projects.

Click Here for the Full Job Details and to apply

Heavily Subsidised Small Charity Training in London

With support from Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the FSI is delivering a heavily subsidised three day training event in London on February 20-22nd offering small and local charities and community groups full & half day courses and workshops on key fundraising & governance skills. A sampling of training courses include:

Trustees Role in Risk Management

Now including a GDPR checklist! Charity trustees are responsible for ensuring that risks to the charity are regularly reviewed and that they focus their attention on taking actions to address the most serious risks to the charity. This half day course will include what risk is, why risk management is important and how to manage risk.

 An Introduction to Online Fundraising & Crowdfunding

This course, delivered by Localgiving, will provide an overview of how charities can raise funds online and break down the key terminology surrounding online fundraising and crowdfunding.

 Developing Community Fundraising

The course will empower participants to mobilise the community around their organization; to raise funds and awareness; to educate about their cause and campaigns and to recruit new supporters.

Places fill up fast, so book your place today to access this fantastic training opportunity: https://goo.gl/XhgygV

North West London Clinical Commissioning Group – Outpatient Focus Group

Would you like to take part in a focus group (small discussion group) on 26 March 2018, from 4 to 6pm, at 15 Marylebone Road about improving outpatient services. The focus group should last no longer than two hours.

The focus group will provide an opportunity for you to explore the findings from the recent Outpatient workshops and in particular, we would like you to review the Patient facing themes and recommendations brought about through the outpatient workshops. More background information will be sent to those confirming attendance before the focus group.

Click Here for to see the event flyer

If you would like to take part in the focus group on Monday 26 March 2018, please let me know by contacting Ray Johannsen-Chapman on 07722475223 or e-mailing on r.johannsen-chapman@nhs.net.

 

 

Dr Ray Johannsen-Chapman

Engagement Manager

North West London Clinical Commissioning Groups,

Four different websites to cover your funding bases

From the Directory of Social Change (DSC)

Life as a fundraiser can be tough. Much of the hard-work can be spent finding the right funder for your organisation rather than writing the bid.

Join over 3,000 subscribers to the best-selling funding websites for charities, containing more sources, commentary and funding analysis than anywhere else.

Trustfunding.org.uk – More trusts and analysis than anywhere else; over 4,500 grant-making charities giving over £6 billion a year

Grantsforindividuals.org.uk – Contains almost 3,500 trusts giving £332 million in funding for Welfare and education

Companygiving.org.uk – Full details on company giving methods; 544 companies giving over £420 million contributions in the UK each year and over £750 million worldwide.

Governmentfunding.org.uk – Key dates, notification on funding rounds, new funder ratings and improved search function; over £2.3 billion from local, national and European sources.

Could social investment work for your organisation?

From the NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)

Watch this new animation from our partners at Good Finance UK 

the Good Finance UK website is full of useful information, tools and resources including…
…a quick profiler tool to help you work out if social investment is right for you
…a blog with loads of tips like these five for 2018
…a directory of investors and advisors
upcoming events around the country
…guidance on how to measure your social impact

Click Here for more information, case studies and events

Advance Charity – Work for Us

We are a women-only organisation, providing emotional and practical support to women in London. All our services are free and confidential.
A large part of our work is crisis intervention – for women who require urgent help and face imminent danger.

You can become part of the Advance team and become part of a well respected and well established charity working to support women to cope and recover from experiences of domestic abuse and supporting women who are at risk of offending or with short term sentences to reduce offending.

Five years ago we diversified our services to start our successful Minerva project, working with women offenders, many of whom are also experiencing domestic abuse. Less than one year ago Advance became part of the Angelou Partnership who successfully won the contract for an exciting new range of services seeking to counteract Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in the three borough area (Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham). This includes sexual violence, FGM, forced marriage, honour based violence and work with younger women.

Click Here to see the positions vacant

Directory of Social Change – Business and Strategic Planning Guide

Overview

This comprehensive guide will help you develop a robust business strategy, a business plan, a plan for change, or any other strategic plan you need to guide your organisation where it needs to go.

Who should buy this book?

If you’re interested in the future of your organisation, this book will help guide the way.

It’s essential reading for chief executives, trustees and managers, but will also be useful for anyone interested in how to plan ahead to be more effective and efficient.

Click Here for more information, a ‘Look Inside’ the book and to purchase.