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Next BME Health Forum Open Meeting

Date: 29th of June 2017

Time: 11am - 2pm

Theme: Habits and Addictions in BME communities

Meeting Agenda: tbc

Venue: Paddington Arts, 32 Woodfield Road, London, W9 2BE

 ALL WELCOME but RSVP required!

Previous Meeting Agenda

Future dates:

Wed. 27th Sept. 11am - 2pm

Wed. 6th Dec. 11am - 2pm


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» One Day Volunteering opportunities with elderly people in June

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» Volunteer with WGN: HONORARY COUNSELORS (Female Applicants Only)

We seek practitioners for our outstanding therapeutic services across London, who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment. We offer a unique development opportunity for Honorary Counsellors in this specialist field to gain experience as part of our Rape Crisis Centre or Ascent Project.

» Recruiting volunteers workshop

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» JOBS:Women and Girls Network are currently seeking dynamic and experienced practitioners to join our Young Women’s (YW) and Advice and Casework Teams

We are looking for experienced and dynamic practitioners for a range of posts working with women who have been victims of or at risk of all forms of Violence Against Women and Girls including sexual exploitation and gang related violence. We are recruiting for: 2 x full time YW Advocates -West London (35 hours), 1 x part time VAWG Prevention Worker (21 hours), 1 x part time YW counsellor (7 hours), 1 x full time Advice Caseworker- Young Women’s Lead (35 hours).

» Events and things to do in Westminster for people living with dementia and their carers: June 2017

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