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Help us understand the impact and value of the social economy in Staffordshire

A coalition group of several organisations including VAST, CounterCoin, UnLtd, PM Training and The Chamber of Commerce are working together through the Social Enterprise Matters partnership to help strengthen both the voice and influence of the sector, as well as support available to grow a strong and prosperous economy and community which puts social purpose, ethics and value at the core.

Air Aware Staffordshire campaign

What is it?

The Air Aware Staffordshire communications campaign is part of the efforts to reduce air pollution in 16 Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

While Newcastle- under-Lyme Borough Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council is working to meet the requirements of a recent Ministerial Directive regarding the area surrounding the A53, the county council will work with the relevant borough or district council to lead on reducing air pollution in the other AQMAs.

The year-long Air Aware campaign will:

#BESAFEBESOUND CAMPAIGN - MEDIA TOOLKIT FOR EXTERNAL PARTNERS

Counter Terrorism Policing wants music lovers to #BeSafeBeSound this summer, as it collaborates with the UK music industry to deliver vital safety advice to the public ahead of the festival season.

Launching the new ‘Be Safe, Be Sound’ digital campaign as part of the ‘Summer Security’ initiative, Counter Terrorism Policing has asked UK Music – an industry-funded body representing the collective interests of the British music industry – to use its considerable influence to help reach the hundreds of thousands of music lovers who will be attending live events this summer.

We need volunteers. We need you!

Life with cancer in Staffordshire is still life; we’ll help you live it.

The Cancer Support Programme (CaSP) is a partnership between the Beth Johnson Foundation and Macmillan Cancer Support.

We are here to provide links to social, emotional and practical support to adults living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis.

The Beth Johnson Foundation has a long history of providing volunteering opportunities and are looking to recruit and train volunteers to give support to people living with and beyond cancer in Staffordshire.

Aiming High Activities Relief Support Worker

CAFS currently has a vacancy for an Aiming High Activities Relief Support Worker.

CAFS Aiming High team organise and deliver activities at various venues in Stoke on Trent for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs.  

The successful candidate will support the team in the organisation and delivery of high quality activities, providing a safe environment for the children to have fun. You will support the children to increase their social skills and help with personal care.

Aiming High Activities Relief Support Worker

CAFS currently has a vacancy for an Aiming High Activities Relief Support Worker.

CAFS Aiming High team organise and deliver activities at various venues in Stoke on Trent for children and young people with disabilities and/or additional needs.  You will support the team in providing these high quality community activities, enabling the  children to have a fun time.

Work will be on an 'as and when' basis in the afternoons, earlly evenings and weekends at various venues in Stoke on Trent.  Pay is £9.55 per hour

Parent Engagement Coordinator

CAFS currently has a vacancy for a Parent Engagement Co-ordinator for the Parents Together project.

Parents Together is a new project funded through the Big Lottery Community Fund. Parents Together will work to reduce intergenerational loneliness and promote good emotional wellbeing for families in Stoke on Trent.

This is a part time post - 20 hours per week, currently funded until 31 May 2021.  Salary:  £11,669.  Office is based in Birches Head, Stoke-on-Trent.

Volunteers Co-ordinator

CAFS currently has a vacancy for a Volunteer Co-ordinator for the Nurturing Families project funded by Children in Need.

Nurturing Families recruits, trains and supports volunteers to enable disadvantaged babies, children and young people to engage with learning opportunities, social activities and promote school readiness.

This is a part time post - 18 hours per week.  Current funding for this post expires on 30 June 2020.  Salary:  £11,145.  Office is based in Birches Head, Stoke-on-Trent.