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NEW!! Project Support worker required at Growing works

Applicants are invited to apply to join us as a part-time (22.5 hrs) Project Support work, working with children and adults with additional needs in the outdoors.

Closing Date:   5pm Tuesday 24th October 2017, Interviews:    Week commencing 6th November 2017, Start date: January 2018

Purpose of Job

  1. To provide practical support to clients with additional needs on regular weekly outdoor sessions.
  2. To provide practical support on the delivery of all Growing works projects.
  3. To maintain resources and develop herb nursery with support from Growing works team.
  4. Session evaluation, reporting and monitoring of our work.

Click Here  for more details, person specification and application form.

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Thanks to One Community for their continued support

Growing works are thrilled to have been chosen to receive funding from One Communities “Bright Ideas” fund.

This project will work with Young Mentors to take a lead in their community with a series of “POD” events -in 5 locations over two years. Growing works are aiming for these events to generate their own income to continue into year 3 and beyond to enable our Young Mentors to develop their skills too.

Look out for the first one in Honley with Young Mentors Reuben and Charlotte. All welcome!

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One Community is also supporting our Volunteering programme through the Comic Relief Fund and Wooldale Allotment through Longley Farm fund.

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Sessional workers required at Growing works

Applicants are invited to apply for Saturday work on our innovative SPRout project, working with children with additional needs in the outdoors.

Purpose of Job

  1. To be part of a team who plan and deliver a range of outdoor therapeutic workshops and sessions throughout Kirklees
  2. To work within the role of support assistant, facilitator or lead role dependant on experience, skills and demand.
  3. To deliver workshops during the week and on a weekend as and when required, engaging children and young people with additional needs, their siblings and young carers in a range of differentiated activities predominantly in the outdoors.
  4. To support development of participants and have a duty of care for their wellbeing and safety.

Click Here for more details, person specification and application form.

Please note this is a zero hours contract.

Funding for Sprout

Sprout is grateful to the Garfield Weston Foundation for the support they have given the Sprout project by contributing to the cost of running the project, this makes a massive difference to supporting the group and the families who benefit, thank-you

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Massive Thanks to Creative Minds

Creative Minds has provided valuable funding for the Sprout project by funding 26 session!

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The Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys supports Sprout

Growing works is thrilled that RMTGB recognises the difference Sprout makes to families with children with additional needs and have awarded funding to support our children at Sprout.

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