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Menopause Awareness Event- October 18th at 6pm-8.30pm

Source By: Handsinc

World Menopause Day is held each year on the 18th October to raise awareness of midlife women's health. To celebrate this Hands Inc will be hosting a Menopause Awareness Event. Please help us to spread the word. See attached flyer and info below.

If menopause symptoms are getting you down or you just want to find out more about what happens in transition to menopause. Come along to our Menopause Awareness event on Oct 18th.

We will have lots of

  • Stalls to find out about ways to manage symptoms,
  • Info about our Menopause Support Group and courses,
  • Light refreshments and
  • Free massage sessions to pamper yourself.

We’ll also have an extract from Paula David’s play Blood Sweat & Vagina’s, featuring a tale of a menopausal woman’s mid life crisis.

Don’t let the menopause get you down come out and treat yourself to a good night out.

Date: 18.10.18

Time: 6-8.30pm

Venue: Halkevi Community Centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane, Hackney, E8 3DF

Contact us to book: 0203 051 8626


Volunteer Centre Hackney’s Fair- 18th October 5pm-7pm at Haggerston Community Centre

Source By: Volunteer Centre Hackney

Volunteer Centre Hackney’s next Volunteer Fair will be taking place on Thursday 18 October 5 – 7pm at a new venue – Haggerston Community Centre, in Lovelace Street E8.

Our Volunteer Fairs are a great way to meet local charities face to face and find out what giving your time involves. As always, this is a completely free event and is open to all, so children are welcome. Meet a range of local charities looking for friendly Hackney residents to give their time to good causes, then take a break and enjoy some free refreshments. Taking place from 5pm, you can pop in on your way home from work, play or study, or pop in on you way out!

With a range of roles including administration, mentoring, conservation and more, just some of the organisations confirmed to attend include: Abney Park, Ministry of Stories, Centre Care & Support, Bump Buddies, Hackney Playbus and Mini Mermaids Running Club UK.

When: Thursday 18 October, 5 – 7pm

Where: Haggerston Community Centre, 8 Lovelace Street, E8 4FF
Click here for a map:

Nearest train: Haggerston Station (Overground)

If you’re an organisation and are interested in taking part in this, or another Volunteer Fair, please email for more information or to book a space.

Sharing good practice event for organisations supporting individual employers on Wednesday 31 October.

Source By: Skills For Care

This is aimed at people who work for organisations that support individual employers including:

  • user led organisations,
  • direct payment support organisations,
  • personal health budget support organisations,
  • charities
  • people who support individual employers within their role
  • other third sector organisations. 

The event will focus on the latest initiatives, and include presentations and workshops on:

  • Partnership working in recruiting people with potential
  • Person-centred disability awareness and tailoring training to meet expectations
  • The role of Personal Health Budgets
  • Learning from Individual Employers

You can see more information and book a place by clicking here

Senior Psychological Therapies Administrator (maternity cover)

Source By: Mind in the CHWF

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest for a Senior Psychological Therapies Administrator (maternity cover) to join our busy and hard-working team.

This is a fixed term role for maternity cover (to begin in February 2017).

You will be immersed in the day-to-day running of Psychological Therapies and Wellbeing services at City and Hackney Mind and contribute to its smooth running and efficiency under the guidance of its managers. To be successful in this role you will be a proactive, organized and efficient self-starter with experience working within a mental health service.

If you are well organised, able to work on your own initiative and independently then we would like to hear from you.

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and a Supporting Statement/ Cover Letter addressing the points in the person specification by 5pm on 12th January 2018. Interviews will be held on the 18th and 19th of January 2018.

Hackney CVS Training and Workshops- October - December 2018

Source By: Hackney CVS


Meet the funders. 

We are lucky to be joined by City and Hackney Healthier Fund, East End Community Foundation and Lloyds Foundation for an interactive session on their funding priorities and support available for voluntary and community groups.

Healthier Hackney Fund 

East End Community Foundation 

Every year Lloyds Foundation make grants to hundreds of small and local charities, investing in their work helping people overcome complex social issues across England and Wales. Lloyds Foundation provide long-term funding for charities with a proven track record of helping people achieve positive change through deep, person centred and holistic support. We understand that sometimes the most life-changing charities may not always look perfect on paper, and we’re not afraid to take risks where we see great potential.
Date: 16th October 2018 Time: 10.00am- 1.00pm

For further information or to book click here

Finance for non-financial managers

Good financial management is essential as finances tighten and funding sources become more diverse. The aim of this one day course is to explore the role of financial management in an effective organisation and to realise that it’s about more than just numbers.  The session will familiarise participants with the concepts and language of financial management and provide basic technical knowledge and skills to allow participants to improve the financial management of their own organisations.

This course is aimed at people requiring an introduction to the principles of sound financial management and the basic technical knowledge and skills to implement these principles.

Date: 31st October 2018 Time: 10.00am- 5.00pm
For further information or to book click here


Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering (RQF) Accredited

The Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering qualification has been designed to provide the basic knowledge and skills to work hygienically and safely in the food industry.

This course provides learners with the knowledge to serve as well as prepare food safely, hygienically and in accordance with best practice.Date: 31st October 2018 Time: 10.00am- 5.00pm
For further information or to book click here

£60 - VCS orgs operating in Hackney

£90 - VCS orgs not operating in Hackney

Click here for other trainings - Hackney_CVS_Training_and_Workshops_October_-December_18_.docx

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