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New Directions College – Caring for Children Level 2 @ Whitley

Gain a qualification to work with children i.e. a childminder, teaching assistant or working in a nursery. Creche available. New term starts September 2019. Who to contact Telephone: 0118 9373894E-mail: Reading.ChildrenCentres@brighterfuturesforchildren.org Notes: Spaces limited book early – a free creche is available. Where to go Whitley Childrens Centre252 Northumberland AvenueReadingRG2 7QA Time / Date Details When…

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Community Fracture at one of the Big Local Area – Church Hill

IT WAS THE ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR of young people that led to the creation of Church Hill Big Local area. Wendy and Ian Johnson’s concern about this issue in their local town centre drove them to attend a meeting at which, coincidentally, they first heard about the Big Local Programme. Wendy is now chair and Ian…

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CEO of Local Trust – Matt Leach – visit in Whitley

Last week we’ve had a visit from Matt Leach, CEO of Local Trust. Matt oversees the operations of Local Trust, leading the staff team and working closely with the board on strategy and governance. Matt came to visit Whitley Community Development Association – meet the trustees, staff, volunteers, local residents and the many partners –…

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Conversation Cafe

Starting Wednesday, 5 June 2019 – we invite you to Conversation Cafe Every Wednesday 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm at Whitley Community Cafe Sessions are FREE ! Join this friendly group, build confidence in speaking, share a cuppa. Children are welcome if supervised by adult Working in partnership with these organisations:

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Reading Children’s Festival

Reading Children’s Festival is back this year form Saturday, 11th May to Sunday, 2nd June and is celebrating its 30th anniversary! It’s a packed 3-week festival with a range of different activities throughout Reading and many of them are free! “Our 2019 Children’s Festival brochure is now live! We’re so excited for you to see…

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WCDA is hiring!

We’re looking for a maternity cover for Office Manager. Join our team! Post Title:         Office Manager (maternity cover) Normal working hours:     12 hours per week, £10 per hour.Flexible hours, with some evening work. Employed by:         Whitley Community Development Association Reporting to:        …

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Participate in nutrition studies at the University of Reading

The University of Reading is internationally recognised for its excellence in research on the relationship between diet and chronic disease. They are currently looking for volunteers to participate in two studies. ENVAL study: Would you like to test a diet app developed by researchers from the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences? In this study, participants will…

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Amended Cafe Assistant position

The Whitley Social Club & Cafe management has decided to amend the job description and readvertise the job. We’re are now offering two part-time positions/job shares as opposed to full time to suit our candidates better. Here’s your chance to join our amazing team! We are looking for a Cafe Assistant Location: Whitley Social Club & Cafe,…

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Stronger Together Careers Club

The Stronger Together Partnership is a Building Better Opportunities project, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund Join the Stronger Together Careers Club Meet new people Find new opportunities Step towards your goals 10.30 – 12.30 Last Friday of every month First session: 22nd February New Directions…

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