Subject tag: Volunteering

23 June 2019

Citizens Advice Enfield is urgently looking for local volunteers from Palmers Green and Bowes Park to help in its two new charity shops. No specific work experience is required and volunteering can really boost your CV if you are seeking work. All volunteers get a 25% discount.

12 June 2019

Liz Robinson of the Palmers Green Action Team (PGAT) writes about the spring clean last month and the Team's future plans.

03 June 2019

Could you be a Compassionate Neighbour? Compassionate Neighbours is a community-led project supporting people with a life-limiting illness, who may be lonely or socially isolated.

02 April 2019

Do you want to support people to learn to fix their bicycles? Do you want to gain experience + skills in bicycle maintenance? There are volunteering opportunities with London Grown.

07 March 2019

Learn to be a volunteer: One-to-One Enfield is running a free accredited course at Community House, Edmonton, on 29th April, 1st May and 3rd of May (9.45am to 2.45pm). You need to attend all three sessions. On completion of the course the organisers can support you to find voluntary work.

12 February 2019

Citizens Advice Enfield urgently needs volunteers to work in its shops in Palmers Green and to help build a social media profile.

10 February 2019

The formal opening of the rebuilt Shaftesbury Hall in Bowes Park took place on Saturday 9th February. The building is owned by North London Samaritans and replaces a Victorian 'tin tabernacle' - a small chapel built predominantly of corrugated metal.

06 February 2019

The two Citizen's Advice Bureau shops in Palmers Green - north and south of the North Circular - are both looking for more volunteers.

29 January 2019

An NHS organisation in North Central London is seeking two resident representatives to join a team which will be piloting the introduction of Teledermatology - a new method of diagnosing skin conditions.

28 November 2018

The transformation of a semi-derelict "tin tabernacle" in Bowes Park into a modern facility for use by the Samaritans in their life-saving work is now complete.

24 September 2018

The Nightingale Cancer Support Centre currently looking for new trustees. We are particularly keen to recruit people with experience in Information Technology, PR, Marketing and Fundraising, but people with other relevant skills who are able to contribute at a strategic level are also welcome.

09 September 2018

Donating just £10 will help Noah’s Ark build North London’s only children’s hospice building and support more than 1,200 babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. The Ark will complement our existing Hospice-at-Home services, providing 24-hour end-of-life, post-death and bereavement care, overnight stays and sensory, music and art rooms.

02 June 2018

On Friday 22 June an event is being arranged especially focused on older people living in Enfield. This Friendship Matters event is aimed at attracting those who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation to attend and become engaged by meeting with individuals and groups and thereby improve their quality of life.

29 May 2018

Have you been supported by a local voluntary or community organisation in Enfield and want to say thank you? Nominate them for an Enfield Together Award!

22 May 2018

The Felix Project is a London based charity doing amazing work collecting fresh nutritious food that cannot be sold and redistributing it to the most vulnerable in our society. We supply charities and community kitchens throughout the Capital, who, in turn, distribute this food to, or cook healthy meals for; young mothers, the elderly, the homeless, those with mental illness and other disadvantaged members of society.

21 May 2018

The Felix Project's Enfield depot rescues food that would otherwise be wasted and supplies it to charities who use it to support their clients. The Enfield depot is keen to recruit many more volunteers to collect and distribute food. It is also seeking to involve more supermarkets and food distributors and increase the amount of surplus food that it handles.

09 May 2018

The Friends of Firs Farm want their second Summer Wetlands Festival to be even better than last year's, when more than 3000 people attended. They still need more volunteers to help organise and run the day's fun, and sponsorship from businesses or individuals. And they are also seeking further sponsors for their next big project - the Firs Farm Community Hub.

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07 May 2018

Palmers Green resident Adele Barr is just one of many people who have benefited from the services provided by the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. As well as continuing to use its services in Edmonton, she raises money for the charity through a craft stall in the entrance to the North Middlesex Hospital. This is her story.

28 March 2018

Construction of north London's first children's hospice has begun.  Parents of young patients cared for by Noah's Ark Children's hospice laid the first bricks for the new "Ark" building in Barnet on 19th March. Noah's Ark hospice cares for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions living in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Islington, Haringey and Hertsmere, where there are more than 1,200 children who could benefit from their services.  However, it does not have its own.......

14 March 2018

A hardcore fundraiser has dived into a challenge to swim the English Channel for Enfield-based charity, the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre.