News from Other Organisations

Click on the links for more information about the great things other organisations and people are up to.

  • CCA (Christian Community Action) is hiring a temporary part-time Shop Supervisor - closing date of 22nd October.

  • Soulscape is holding a Charity Quiz Night on Friday 23rd November, 7:15pm, at King's Place, 9 Station Rd, Wokingham RG40 2AD.  Teams of up to 8 people.  Entry is £5 per head, with a prize for the winning team and a raffle too.  You can bring your own nibbles to keep your team going!  Drinks will be on sale. Put it in your diary and book your team in as soon as possible by emailing contact@soulscape.org.uk.

  • Yeldall Manor has a vacancy for a Recovery Worker.  More details and an application form are available here - closing date 31st October.

  • A weekly e-newsletter from the Diocese of Oxford, is now available to read.

  • Bracknell Forest Council's Open Learning Centre has a new range of courses for adults.

  • Involve is a voluntary service charity in Wokingham and Bracknell.  The 'Chain' newsletter (part one and part two) for Wokingham is full of information, news, events, training and other opportunities as is the E-Bulletin from Bracknell Forest.

  • Friends International has a vacancy for a Centre Team Leader based in Reading - closing date 26th November.

  • Open Ears (the Hard of Hearing Christian Fellowship) is a small national charity supporting people with a hearing loss and giving advice to churches.  They are looking for someone to take minutes at their committee meetings, which are held four times a year in Wokingham on a Saturday.  This is not a paid position, but travelling expenses will be reimbursed.  If you are interested in helping and would like like to find out more, please contact the Administrator: openearsministry@hotmail.com.

  • The Crowthorne Foodbank operates from Vineyard Church Centre, 25 Wellington Business Park, Duke's Ride, Crowthorne.  The opening times are Monday and Thursday from 12noon to 2pm. For the month of May 2018, 60 people (29 adults + 31 children), a total of 540 meals.  Since opening the Foodbank in December 2012, 3086 adults and 2661 children were fed and 51,723 meals were given.  The current shortages are for: bleach, black bin bags, kitchen roll and anti-bacterial spray.

  • Create Hope - a charity operating out of Kerith Church in Bracknell - has been selected as the local fund by the Co-operative.  The more Co-op members that support Create Hope and shop at Co-op, the more money they'll receive.  If you're not a Co-op member already,  apply to become a member of Co-op, then choose Create Hope as the Local Community Fund via the Create Hope profile page.  Every time a Co-op member buys a a Co-op branded product or service, 1% of the spend goes to the nominated local cause.