At the 'Patient Voice' meeting on 24th September, the Twynham Learning Federation Health & Wellbeing Partnership won the bid for funding to set up a structure to signpost, coordinate and provide the first phase of mental health support for children and young people in the Christchurch area. Watch this space.
Click on the link to find out more about how young people can apply for funding towards projects which help to reduce carbon emissions: http://www.clsdorset.org.uk/BigIdeas.aspx
Did you know about Dorset Volunteer Centre? They also advertise volunteering opportunities. See their website for more details: http://www.volunteeringdorset.org.uk/
Neighbour Car admin and co-ordination:
To take telephone bookings at the CCP office (Sopers Lane, Christchurch) and arrange drivers. You need to have a pleasant telephone manner and good organisational skills. An ability to use the computer is useful. Full training will be given. One morning weekly or fortnightly from 9-12.
We also need volunteer drivers and bus buddies for our Dial-a-Bus minibus.
Please contact us should you be interested and an application form will be sent out.
A volunteering opportunity with Dorset Reading Partners:
Do you love books, enjoy working with children and have a few hours a week to spare during term time? Dorset Reading Partners is looking for more volunteers in Christchurch to train as reading partners, working in local primary schools to help inspire young people to read. Our next training course runs in mid-September, and we provide ongoing support and all resources. Please visit our website at www.dorsetreadingpartners.org.uk for more details.
Our facebook page is at https://www.facebook.com/DorsetReadingPartners
Enjoy the countryside? Want to improve things? Join the Dorset Local Access forum and you can http://d4u.org.uk/Ib5Mb