Engaging Young People through Physical Activity – webinar 21/03/19

Active Oxfordshire’s series of webinars - we are delighted to be hosting a webinar with Street Games entitled ‘Engaging young people in disadvantaged communities through physical activity & managing challenging behaviour’ This is taking place on Thursday 21st March, 7.15pm - 8.15pm plus 30 minutes of Q and A. Below is a link to the … Continue reading Engaging Young People through Physical Activity – webinar 21/03/19

JOB VACANCY: Enrych – Client and PA Support Co-ordinator (p/t)

Role summary: Enrych, a national charity which has been supporting adults with disabilities for over 30 years, is seeking a Client and PA Support Co-ordinator to join its small team in Oxfordshire. The role will be to support the PA Co-ordinator to provide services which enable people with disabilities to attend activities and events in … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Enrych – Client and PA Support Co-ordinator (p/t)

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2019 – latest information

On 14th March 2019, the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board approved the 2019 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (Health and Wellbeing Facts and Figures) for Oxfordshire. The 2019 JSNA is in a brand new (slide) format this year and attached is our new one page summary infographic, the JSNA “snake”, 2019 JSNA snake we hope you … Continue reading Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2019 – latest information

Researching Invisible People in modern slavery – 21/3/19 at Oxford Brookes

Researching Invisible People in modern slavery: Projects at Oxford Brookes and Elmore Community Services, Oxford being held on Thursday 21st March 2019 12:30-14:30 at Oxford Brookes University. Speakers include Fiona Gell, talking about Elmore's current research into the nature and extend of slavery in Oxford, Dr Tamsin Barber speaking about modern slavery from Vietnam to … Continue reading Researching Invisible People in modern slavery – 21/3/19 at Oxford Brookes

National Citizens Scheme – social action projects needed for young people this summer

National Citizen Service (NCS) in Oxfordshire is currently looking for fundraising, campaigning and volunteering projects for hundreds of teenagers across the county from July 15th- 23rd August. NCS is the government’s largest youth & community programme, enabling young people aged 15 - 17 to gain skills in; leadership, communication, teamwork & independence. Since NCS started … Continue reading National Citizens Scheme – social action projects needed for young people this summer

School Readiness Strategy – consultation open, please give your comments

School Readiness Strategy in Oxfordshire - Helping children to become confident, self-motivated and courageous lifelong learners. We would like a broad range of practitioners to contribute to this important debate and to a strategy which outlines Oxfordshire’s approach to ensuring children are ready for school and lifelong learning. We would like you to tell us … Continue reading School Readiness Strategy – consultation open, please give your comments

JOB VACANCY: Oxford Brookes Careers – Volunteer Co-ordinator

Volunteer Coordinator Role Oxford Brookes Careers is delighted to invite applications for a Volunteer Co-ordinator based in our Employability Team.  This role will play a key part in establishing an exciting new service.   Working closely with the Employability Team Manager the overall purpose is to establish and manage an on-campus volunteer centre.  Build and maintain … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Oxford Brookes Careers – Volunteer Co-ordinator

Giving World launches new website – businesses donate surplus stocks

G We have launched a brand new website to make it even easier for charities and other not-for-profit organisations to receive free resources, courtesy of businesses donating their surplus stocks. Giving World receives goods from businesses all over the country, and advertises the items on the website for charities to request to help pass on … Continue reading Giving World launches new website – businesses donate surplus stocks

JOB VACANCY: Connection Support – Padstones Young People’s Housing Support Worker (p/t)

Role summary: Padstones is a Connection Support service that has been providing support to Young People aged 16 – 25 years old in High Wycombe and Burnham for many years. We deliver support to 21 Young People living in 3 units of accommodation in Burnham and High Wycombe and provide advice and support on homelessness … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Connection Support – Padstones Young People’s Housing Support Worker (p/t)