PR & Communications Trustee: United in Hammersmith & Fulham

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The organisation

United in Hammersmith & Fulham (UNITED) is a place-based giving scheme that promotes, inspires and helps fund activities that deliver a strong sense of belonging in our diverse London borough.

 

The opportunity

We would like to appoint a trustee on the Board who can bring the expertise to help shape our PR & Communications with the focus on helping United achieve greater brand awareness of its work, specifically with a local area.
This is an exciting opportunity with potential to improve the lives of people across the borough.

 

How to apply

Please send us a CV with a covering letter explaining how your experience matches the person specification and highlighting what you think you will bring to the role.

The closing date for applications is 23:30hrs on Sunday 15th September 2019.

Interviews are likely to be in mid September, at Dawes Road, Fulham SW6.

 

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Click here to see more details.

 

 

United West funding

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United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

Supported by 2.9 million volunteers, 8.3 million donors worldwide and $4.6 billion raised globally every year, United Way is the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit. We’re engaged in nearly 1,800 communities across more than 40 countries and territories worldwide to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing our communities.

 

United Way partners include global, national and local businesses, nonprofits, government, civic and faith-based organizations, along with educators, labor leaders, health providers, senior citizens, students and more.

 

United Way UK are looking for three small charity partners to engage in a youth employment and financial literacy programme in Greater London.

Each grant is set at £14,400. If possible, we would ask if you could help us spread the word of our funding opportunity to the organisations in your network.

 

We will be selecting three partners for the grant, one for each of the three goals of the funding.

 

Provision of Financial Literacy and Job-Readiness Programming Application Form

 

More information can be found on our website: http://www.unitedway.org.uk/open-tender.

WAND UK – Outreach Youth Worker needed

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WAND UK are recruiting a part-time Outreach Youth Worker.

 

For a Recruitment Pack please email: wandcharityuk@gmail.com

 

Closing date for receiving applications 15 September 2019

 

Click here to view/download the job advert with more contact details.

Community Action Sutton – Job Opportunity

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Are you interested in developing and driving forward a new approach to coordinating the voice of young people in Sutton?

Do you have experience of working with young people to support them to be heard?

Are you able to work with young people, the local voluntary and community sector and the public sector to identify the strengths and assets of young people and to decide together how to enhance the voices of young people in decision making?

Are you a motivated and dynamic individual driven by a passion for social justice?

 

 

If you have said yes to all of the above questions then this new role – Young Peoples Participation Lead in Sutton could be for you.

 

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Monday 9th September 2019.

 

Click here to view/download job advert.

Office Administrator needed

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Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre recruiting an Office Administrator who will play an essential role in the effective running of the law centre.

The role would suit an administrator who enjoys working as part of a small friendly team with a varied workload.

We have a 39-year history of providing an excellent service to the local community.

The role includes both routine and essential duties, but the post holder will need to be comfortable working independently.

We are seeking someone with excellent communication skills, a high degree of technical proficiency and IT ability.

Salary: £23 – £25,000 per annum plus pension

Working hours: 35 per week (Part time/flexible working considered).

 

For an application pack email: reception@hflaw.org.uk

Closing date:  9th September 2019 at 5pm

 

Click here to view/download the job advert.

Grants available to Support Youth

 

Grants of up to £35,000 are available to community organisations in England for projects that empower young people (aged 10-20 years) to have a say in how community spaces that matter to them are managed.

This scheme is the first of three themed funding strands being provided through a £3 million extension to the Co-op Foundation #iwill Fund.

 

Projects should benefit young people (aged 10-20 years) in areas of deprivation and should have had input from young people themselves.

Applications are accepted from community organisations in England with experience of equipping young people with the skills they need to deliver meaningful advocacy-based social action.

The deadline for applications is the 20th September 2019.

 

 

Click here to view/download how to apply.

 

 

Grants Available to Support People with Mental Health Conditions

 

 

Registered charities who are working in London with people with long term health conditions, mental ill-health or addictions have until the 16th October 2019 to apply for a grant of up to £10,000.

 

To be eligible to apply charities must be working with an expert health agency/provider and priority will be given to groups with an annual income of less than £250,000.

Examples of the type of project that have previously been funded include a programme of community-based art therapy workshops to support clients of a local Drug and Alcohol Service.

The funding is being made available through the from the Partners for Health Grants Programme.

 

Grants

Through our grant making we seek to make a difference by acting as a ‘catalyst’ for change.

This could be to develop a new project or improve existing services. We recognise there are social determinants of ill-health, and that for change to be sustainable, beneficiaries must be active and informed participants.

 

 

Click here to see more details and how to apply.

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea – Vacancies

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Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea re-advertising for some apprenticeship vacancies as we could not fill them at the first round.

These vacancies are now open to all, with no geographical restrictions.

 

Applicants who are either:

  • A resident in the Borough
  • An RBKC care leaver
  • An RBKC school leaver who left school in the past 5 years.

and who meet the minimum requirements of the role as outlined in the Job Description, will be guaranteed an interview.

 

How to apply

Please go to the RBKC Careers portal to see our current vacancies.

 

Active Communities Programme Now Open

The Health Lottery London West has announced that it is seeking applications for funding through the Active Communities Programme.

 

Grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 are available to local community groups in South West, West and North West London and Berkshire for projects lasting up to two years with great ideas to make their communities even better places to live.

 

Active Communities is a funding programme for community groups and not-for-profit organisations, with an income of less than £350,000 a year or an average of £350,000 over two years. The programme also supports Communities of Interest. These are groups of people who have things in common and wish to come together to address something that is important to them. These ideas could be based in one neighbourhood, or cover a wider area but they must live close enough to each other to meet up regularly.

 

 

The closing date for applications is 1pm on the 5th September 2019.

 

Click here to apply for funding.

 

Grants for Small Organisations Making Good Use of Volunteers

Charities, social enterprises and community interest companies have until the 31st December 2019 to apply to the Woodward Charitable Trust to have their project considered at the next Trustees meeting.

 

Grants from £100 upwards are awarded for projects covering the Arts; Community and Social Welfare; Disability and Health; Education and Summer Schemes.

 

Preference is given to small to medium-sized charities with an income of less than £300,000 where small grants can have more impact.

 

Priority is given to projects that make good use of volunteers, encourage past and current users to participate and ensure that funds awarded are being well used.

 

 

Types of grants:

  • Small grants, £100-£5,000 (around 100 grants made per year).
  • Large grants, over£5,000 (around 5 grants are made per year). Large grants are only given to charities known to the Trustees.
  • Children’s summer playscheme grants £500-£1,000 (about 50-70 grants made per year). Applications for these are made separately and considered in April each year. The charities annual income should be under £100,000.

 

Click here to see more details and how to apply.

 

The Woodward Charitable Trust