News Archive: May 2015

Opportunity of The Week - Community Ambassador

Community Ambassadors have a vital role to play as the link between Healthwatch
Hounslow and the citizens of Hounslow - meaning individuals, communities, voluntary and
community sector organisations and other patient or service user groups.

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Opportunity of The Week - Activity Session Volunteer

The Activity Session Volunteer role links volunteers with older people with sensory
impairment in the London Borough of Hounslow who are attending either a textile arts
based activity or an exercise activity every Tuesday morning for 12 weeks starting on the
26th May.

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Opportunity of The Week - Feltham Library

This is a wonderful opportunity which runs throughout the summer to encourage children aged 5-11 to read books. The volunteer will listen to the children as they review books they have read and award prizes. Assistance will be needed with a pizza party and helping children with their reviews and drawings. You will get to work with a great team and have a lot of fun!

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Prudential Ride London Festival of Cycling 2015

On Sunday 2 August 2015, more than 25,000 riders will participate in the London-Surrey 100, cycling 100 miles from the start in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, out into Surrey and then back to London to a spectacular finish on the Mall. A few hours later, 150 of the world's top pros will race on an extended route in the RideLondon-Surrey Classic.

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Workshop - Writing successful bids

When you write a funding application, how often are you successful? Your time is precious and good funding opportunities few, so make sure every application is as strong as possible Come and learn with NCVO consultants how to make your bid stand out.

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Opportunity of The Week - Summer Events Volunteer Coordinator

Hounslow Council Communications are looking for a confident and well-organised volunteer to help them with the council's Rugby World Cup 2015 activation. In particular you will take responsibility for developing and delivering their 'roadshow' at a series of major summer events, and to help brief, manage and motivate local volunteers to sell their services and opportunities. The position, which would last until 31 October, would ideally suit someone with a knowledge of events and marketing who is anxious to develop their skills in the context of a busy events and communications team.

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Opportunity of The Week - Out and About Travel Companion

Hestia Housing & Support works in 22 London boroughs and has over 40 years' experience of providing housing, care and support services to people with mental health needs in a range of services. Hestia also supports women and children experiencing domestic violence, older people, ex-offenders, young people, homeless people and people with complex needs, and also manages several community development and engagement services.

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