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JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Youth – Office Administrator (DBS and Trusts)

Role summary: Oxfordshire has a cutting edge youth sector full of grassroots leaders wanting to give young people the space and support needed to be the best and happiest they can be. Our organisation provides both direct delivery through our supported housing services and an innovative Young Leadership scheme, the first of its kind in … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Youth – Office Administrator (DBS and Trusts)

JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Youth – Youth Engagement and Skills Manager

Role summary: Oxfordshire Youth are looking for an ambitious, talented and bold strategic leader to join us as we fight the good fight for young people. The Youth Engagement and Skills Manager will provide strategic direction for operational excellence that results in high levels of youth engagement and high quality skills and training for young … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Youth – Youth Engagement and Skills Manager

International Volunteering Day (5th Dec) – we want to hear from volunteers and promote volunteering

International Volunteers Day (IVD), is an international observance that was mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985. It is on Saturday 5th December 2020. The COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan by the WHO identifies community volunteers as key stakeholders for risk communication and community engagement. This indicates the valuable and the great effort the WHO … Continue reading International Volunteering Day (5th Dec) – we want to hear from volunteers and promote volunteering

JOB VACANCY: Enrych – PA/Support Worker (p/t)

PA/Support Worker Part-time hours - £9.60 per hour Enrych have been supporting adults across Oxfordshire for almost 35 years. Enrych works with a range of adults who require support to access leisure and learning activities, develop life skills and gain in confidence and independence. Clients may also want to develop their own social network. Our … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Enrych – PA/Support Worker (p/t)

FUNDING: Thomas Wall Trust – for charities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills

Funding for registered charities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for learning that are likely to assist employment prospects – Applications now open. They offer grants up to £5,000. The Trust offers funding to: UK charities registered with the Charity Commission for at least 3 years A project or running costs for a charity … Continue reading FUNDING: Thomas Wall Trust – for charities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills

Thames Valley Cancer Alliance – Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign

Thames Valley Cancer Alliance (TVCA) has launched a local campaign to encourage Men to know and understand their risk of prostate cancer. This awareness campaign is running throughout November 2020. TVCA have seen that prostate cancer referrals have declined heavily during COVID-19, and unlike other tumour sites, it has not recovered to pre-pandemic levels, meaning … Continue reading Thames Valley Cancer Alliance – Prostate Cancer Awareness Campaign

JOB VACANCY: Citizens Advice NOSN – Community Navigator North Oxon

Role summary: Responsible to: - Operations: Social Prescribing Manager Citizens Advice North Oxfordshire and South Northants - Personnel: Operations Manager, Citizens Advice West Oxfordshire Responsible for: Volunteer Link Workers Salary: £21,875 per annum Contract: Permanent post Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week Location: Working from home (due to the pandemic) Role based at the … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Citizens Advice NOSN – Community Navigator North Oxon

FUNDING: Arts Council/ National Academy for Social Prescribing – Thriving Communities Fund

Funding made possible by National Academy for Social Prescribing (providing £1.15 million) and the Arts Council (providing £250,000), the initiative also includes NHS England, Sport England, Natural England, the Office for Civil Society, the Money & Pensions Service and NHS Charities Together as strategic partners This funding is designed to increase social connectedness, and help … Continue reading FUNDING: Arts Council/ National Academy for Social Prescribing – Thriving Communities Fund

JOB VACANCY: Homeless Oxfordshire – Head of Housing and Innovation

Role summary: We are looking to recruit a dynamic, purpose led individual who has a minimum of three years’ experience of working within housing and accommodation management and who can demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of the legal and practical functions and responsibilities of this role. This role is ideally suited to someone who has … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Homeless Oxfordshire – Head of Housing and Innovation

FUNDING: South Oxfordshire Councillor Grants Scheme

Brilliant news, the South Councillor Grant Scheme is now open for applications from non-profit community organisations and town and parish councils whose primary purpose is to benefit the residents of South Oxfordshire. Each South Oxfordshire district councillor has £5,000 to award to projects or services that offer community benefits in their ward area. This year … Continue reading FUNDING: South Oxfordshire Councillor Grants Scheme