Member News: Huddersfield Giants Community Trust Looking for Trustees

Join the largest charity associated with a super league club

Huddersfield Giants Community Trust are seeking to appoint individuals to become new members of our Board of Trustees. We need people who are committed to understanding and developing the innovative ways in which the Trust supports more than 200,000 different young people a year, many with complex and multiple needs. We are a non-profit organisation delivering sports, education & NCS-based initiatives into the community.  We are the largest official charity affiliated with a super league club. We are here to inspire, create opportunities, promote being active and as a whole building a community where everyone belongs.

The Board meets at least 6 times a year for an average 2.5 hours. There is also a need to read reports in advance of each meeting.

For further details contact Kim Turner: Kim@hgct.co.uk

www.hgct.co.uk

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Third Sector Jobs: Registered Manager for New Adult Social Care Co-operative

Colne Valley

Valley Care Co-operative, Colne Valley

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Closing date for applications is Friday 19th July 2019

The current system of delivering social care isn’t working for service users, staff or the community. But the power of co-operation can make things better.

Valley Care is seeking to recruit a Registered Manager to develop and lead a new community based, domiciliary adult social care co-operative, within the Colne Valley area of Kirklees. We need an energetic, well organised, social care professional who wants to put their strong ethical and co-operative values into practice. The successful candidate will set up systems and policies to secure CQC registration and manage the service delivery.

The right candidate will have NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management (or equivalent) and at least 2 years’ experience of managing a “good” rated domiciliary care service.

For more details and an application pack please contact Elizabeth Hendry via valleycarecooperative@gmail.com

Third Sector Training: Introduction to Islam & Muslim Culture Course

‏Cultural Competency Training, 16th July 2019

With the increasing number of terrorist attacks associated with Islam across the globe, the constant negative portrayal of Islam in the Media, and the current issues relating to Relationship Sex Education in Schools and the LGBT community; isn’t it time to learn more about Islam and Muslims from authentic sources? Here is the opportunity!

FEE only £37.00 (Discounted price)

Please let us know if you require an invoice

Venue:        Bilal Mosque

                    245 Yews Hill Rd, Huddersfield  HD4 5DE.

Date:           Tuesday 16 July 2019             Time: 9:30am to 4.00pm

To register please go to: https://ic160719.eventbrite.co.uk

Includes: lunch, information pack & visit to Mosque

Over 19,500 people throughout the UK have now attended this highly informative and successful course.

The course is delivered by Kaushar Tai, Management and Training Consultant, and is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about Islam & Muslim culture.

Learning Outcomes:

  • A better understanding of the basic beliefs & practices,
  • Information regarding the background to Muslims in Britain,
  • Confidence in understanding what is Islam and what is not,
  • Issues relating to LGBT issues and the Islamic perspective
  • The meaning of Sharia Law?  The status of women in Islam
  • The true meaning of Jihad? What actually happens inside a Mosque?

    Who is this course for? All are welcome, including:
  • Anyone who wishes to learn about Islam
  • Public, Private & Voluntary Sector Workers, including police, Social Workers, Teachers; counter terrorism officer, NHS staff; Mental Health Workers etc.
  • Those who wish to improve their cultural competency training Foster Carers and those working with Muslim Refugees

    This course offers and excellent opportunity to ask any questions in a friendly & comfortable environment.  Places are limited and will be on a first come first serve basis.

For further information please contact:

Kaushar Tai at Aksaa on 0781 3811914

For an invoice email: kaushartai@hotmail.com

Partner News: Employability Skills Course

Intensive Free 2.5 Day Course Starting Next Week

Crosland Moor Community Learning Centre

This course is all about improving self-esteem and gaining confidence in applying for jobs by using IT. It will cover CV writing , job search, emailing attachments and some interview skills.

If you have clients who’d be interested, get in touch asap to book their free place – 01484 462346

Member News: Growing Works Summer Celebration & AGM

Thursday 11th July, 4pm to 8pm

Wakefield Road Allotments

Third Sector Leaders Kirklees member, Growing Works, is holding a Summer Celebration and Annual General Meeting. This is an opportunity to hear about their projects and progress, and plans for the future.  There will be bring and share food, free family activities, garden tours and music.  For more information contact us on 01484 549479.

The allotments site is accessed by a track leading off Wakefield Road near the junction with Dalton Green Lane.  A map of the allotments is attached but if you need directions on the day call 07719509703.

www.growingworks.org.uk

Partner News: Book Now for Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber Annual Conference in Huddersfield

 

JUST OVER 2 WEEKS TO GO – ARE YOU BEING A REBEL?

SEYH Annual Conference – Rebelling Social Enterprise Style

Fri, 28 June 2019, 09:30 – 16:00

Huddersfield Mission

3-13 Lord Street

Huddersfield

HD1 1QA

We are going to be Rebelling Social Enterprise Style on Friday 28th June in Huddersfield for the SEYH Annual Conference. Hear from and celebrate those that are rebelling against the status quo in their area, whether it be environment, education, healthcare or any other. It will be a fantastic forum to network and the facilitated discussions and social entrepreneur presentations will undoubtedly be thought provoking.

Opening the conference are Rachel Spencer-Henshall – Kirklees Director of Public Health and Shabir Pandor – Leader of Kirklees Council

Key note speakers are Nick Temple – Chief Executive of Social Investment Business and Lucy Findlay MBE – Managing Director of Social Enterprise Mark Company. Both speakers have worked in the social enterprise sector for a long time and will be bringing their unique rebel position to the conference.

ConverStations are covering-
Strategic Marketing
Social Investment
Accounting
Social Value
Leadership
Tech for Good
Profit is not a Dirty Word

Exhibitors are:-
SEE Ahead with specialist social enterprise support
Key Fund and Charity Bank with social investment support and advice
Utility Aid with support around great prices for your gas and electric
WYCAS for all your accounting needs
Get Away Girls with their new photo booth
Autism Plus with their amazing chocolate

Discounts available for paid members. The event is taking place at Huddersfield Mission, just a 5 minute walk from the train station. Click here to book your tickets, there are not many left!!!

Third Sector Jobs: Centre Manager, The Welcome Centre

welcome centre

Post: Centre Manager (Lord Street)
Salary: £24,657 to £26,470, depending on experience

Full time position (job share considered)

We are looking for a motivated, resourceful individual with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills to join us at The Welcome Centre. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day to day operations of the food bank; this is an exciting role with varied responsibilities, in which no two days are the same.

Key Responsibilities:          

  • To provide leadership, direction and supervision to the team delivering The Welcome Centre’s food bank service at our Lord Street site.
  • To ensure food bank stock is received, stored, transported, and distributed efficiently and safely
  • To ensure The Welcome Centre’s food bank service is high quality and client focused, identifying and implementing opportunities for service improvement.

About The Welcome Centre
The Welcome Centre is a large, independent food bank in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. We’re one of the largest food banks in the north of England. We have a team of five staff working across two sites, supported by almost 100 volunteers. Each year we support thousands of people in crisis in our community. Everyone we support is referred to us from one of our frontline partner agencies, and once people are referred to us we provide practical support including food, toiletries, and other essential items. We also offer people one to one advocacy, guidance and support to help them address any underlying or ongoing issues which prevent them getting back on their feet. You can find out more about The Welcome Centre at www.thewelcomecentre.org.

Next steps
If you would like to apply, please visit Centre Manager to download an application pack. If you would like more information about the role, email trustees.thewelcomecentre@gmail.com. Application packs include a full Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

Closing date for applications: 4pm Friday 28 June 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 9 July 2019