• We’re Screening for more than 40 jobs, Traineeships and Apprenticeships

    We are a local not for profit organisation that helps and supports local people in to local employment, traineeships and apprenticeships as well as providing courses in ESOL and ECDL. Please join us on 24th April – 5E Ltd, Hyde House, 6th Floor, Rush Grove Avenue (off Edgware Road, London NW9 6LH)
  • Needed – Community Health Champions

    Do you live in Grahame Park or Colindale? Do you like to help other people? Do you want to learn new skills? Do you want to make a difference to your community? Do you want to support your community to healthier lifestyles? Why don’t you think about becoming a Community Health Champion? Community Health Champion 3 You will take part in 2 days training and need to commit to a maximum of 4 hours a week. Interested? Contact Luci for an informal chat or to book an interview: call 0208 371 0674 or email luci@homestartbarnet.org   Community Health Champions will be part of the Grahame Park Health & Well-being Project, a partnership between Colindale Communities Trust, Home-Start Barnett, Everglades Medical Practice and Love Burnt Oak. The project is funded by Genesis Housing Association .      
  • Oral History Volunteers

    Record and preserve the stories of those who lived and experienced Historic RAF Hendon, and the changing Colindale area. Oral History is the process of capturing people’s memories through audio or video recordings. For the RAF Centenary in 2018, we want to raise awareness of the important RAF heritage of the Colindale area, by capturing and sharing the stories from those who remember the site in use as an airfield through to the modern day, with all the developments, changes and diversification that has taken place.   You will:
    • visit and talk to local people about the history of the area
    • build a relationship with your interviewees
    • show photographs, objects, clothing to residents to stir memories
    • conduct at least two interviews as part of the project (interviews last 1-2 hours each)
    • talk to local people in a friendly way and represent the RAF museum in a positive way
    • transcribing the audio conversation
    • complete one interview within six weeks of receiving the training.
      You will receive:
    • an induction to the Film & Sound department and RAF Museum as a whole.
    • a certified training course with the Oral History Society, training you to accredited standard, able to record high quality audio and conduct interviews
    • opportunities for continuing to volunteer and collect oral histories throughout the 2B project
    • support from the Heritage Outreach Officer and Curator of Film & Sound
      You will be:
    • approachable, friendly and enthusiastic
    • hands-on, confident and able to take responsibility
    • proactive in approaching and welcoming people
    • able to build rapport with people
    • able to follow instructions carefully
    • confident in your own ability and knowledge
    • comfortable talking and listening
    • happy to travel to other locations
      Training Training will take place on two separate days during the weeks of 15th May and 22nd May (dates TBC) at the Museum and will cover:
    • Oral History Society accredited course
    • How to use the recording equipment
    • Relationship building
    • Interview techniques
    • Health and safety
    • Safeguarding
    • Disability awareness
    Successfully completing the training is a requirement of fulfilling the role. Please indicate that you are available to attend training during these dates.   Commitment Up to ten days (including training and two interviews). The project runs for one year across 2017, starting the week commencing 15th May.  You will need to be able to attend the training days, however from then on there is flexibility on the days and times you volunteer.   Hours Hours will vary and will be mutually agreed. However you should anticipate one volunteering shift will equate to around four hours.   Benefits Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £10 per day, in line with our policy. If you travel cost to attend an interview is more than this level, please discuss in advance.   How to get involved: Complete the Expressions of Interest form and send it to Rachel Ball, Volunteering Manager by email: volunteeringlondon@rafmuseum.org or call 020 8358 4828. Expression of Interest – Oral History Please express your interest in this role by the 8th May 2017.   We aim to select the right people for the role and therefore may not be able to offer this opportunity to everyone who applies.   We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.     More Information on Oral History: http://www.ohs.org.uk/
  • Design Workshop Volunteer (Visually Impaired)  

    Workshop Session
    Join our creative workshops, help us to tell stories of Historic Hendon and make our storytelling more accessible! Listen to our audio advert here to find out more about this volunteering opportunity or read below. We are telling the story of the Hendon aerodrome and associated area in the Historic Hendon project, as part of the RAF Museum Centenary project and redesign of our site. Join local people in workshops led by our expert designers, Aberrant Architecture, to identify stories and develop ideas that will result in how the local Hendon story is told in the Museum.  Bring your knowledge and experience as a blind or partially sighted person to influence how we tell these stories, helping us to create accessible content. You will:
    • Work as part of a team
    • Discuss ideas and suggestions
    • Contribute useful information and thoughts that other participants may not consider
    • Work to a brief and schedule
    You will be:
    • Interested in local history
    • Confident in sharing your opinion and ideas
    • Happy to work in teams
    • Able to use initiative where appropriate
    • Have good oral communication skills
    Training Introduction session for this project will take place on Tuesday 2nd May and will cover:
    • Introduction to good and bad practice for exhibitions and interpretation,
    • an accessible tour of the RAF Museum,
    • Design considerations for tactile, human and audio interpretation.
    You will also receive a Health and safety briefing, which will include Fire and Emergency Evacuation and First Aid procedures. Commitment At least two days out of the following five (two workshops per day):
    • Wednesday 31st May
    • Saturday 3rd June
    • Tuesday 6th June
    • Friday 9th June
    • Friday 10th June
    Hours 10.00am to 4.00pm Benefits Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £10 per day, in line with our policy. How to get involved: Complete the Expressions of Interest form and send it to Rachel Ball, Volunteering Manager by email: rachel.ball@rafmuseum.org or call 020 8358 4828. Expression of Interest – Visually Impaired Please express your interest in this role by 26th April 2017.   We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.
  • Digitisation Volunteer

    Help us make the Nation’s Historic Hendon collection available, through scanning and photographing documents, artwork, sculptures and photographs and writing a description about the image. The RAF Museum collection represents the national memory of the RAF – at work and play, at war and at peace, in the UK and overseas. Approximately 3,000 documents, works of art, still and moving images relate to the Hendon site, and the stories of those who flew from or worked at Hendon from 1910 to the RAF station’s final closure in 1987. This collection plays a central part in the redevelopment of our site and our community outreach programme. Join us for a ten week programme, work with real Hendon related historic objects, learn new skills and the various methods a museum uses to record their collection in digital form and help us to be able to share this collection more widely and easily. You will:
    • Work as part of a team
    • Produce digital images
    • Scan photos and images
    • Capture information
    • Work to a brief and schedule
    You will be:
    • Confident working on a computer
    • Confident to use digital imaging equipment
    • Interested in digital imaging
    • Happy to work in teams and on your own
    • Able to use initiative where appropriate
    • Have good written/oral communication skills
    • Happy to undertake repetitive tasks
    • Able to follow a work process
    Training All the necessary training to carry out the role will be provided. This will include:
    • an induction to the museum and collections department
    • how to handle and move museum objects
    • our collections management system
    • how to use a digital camera
    • how to use our imaging and editing software
    • Health and safety training including manual handling, emergency and fire evacuation and first aid procedures.
    Successfully completing the training is a requirement of fulfilling the role. Commitment One day a week for ten weeks from mid-May to mid-July, taking place on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday, a personal schedule will be agreed with the Line Manager. Hours 10.00am to 4.00pm Benefits Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £10 per day, in line with our policy. How to get involved Complete the Expressions of Interest form and send it to Rachel Ball, Volunteering Manager by email: rachel.ball@rafmuseum.org or call 020 8358 4828. Expression of Interest – Digitisation HH Please express your interest in this role by 1st May 2017.   We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.
  • Pre-school session volunteer

    Flying Officer Swift
    Do you enjoy working with families with young children? Are you looking to further your skills in this area? Come and join in with Little Swifts, our pre-school session for 2 – 5 year olds.  Our fun and lively sessions for pre-school children (aged 2-5 years) include arts and crafts, games, stories and songs. Each session is linked to our amazing collection and helps bring our Museum to life. Sessions are held on the last Thursday of the month (during term time) and last for approximately 1 hour. These new sessions have been added to our Learning Programme to encourage more families with pre-school children to visit the Museum and have already proved to be popular. Having a volunteer there to support will mean that there are enough people to welcome and support families on arrival and also to encourage engagement with all activities. If you can give 3 hours of your time, once a month and want to be involved in fun and friendly activities, this could be the role for you.   You will:
    • Work alongside RAF Museum staff to set up and clear away activities
    • Greet adults and children attending Little Swifts
    • Support and encourage children in engaging with activities
    • Join in with all the fun and games!
      You will be:
    • Comfortable working with small children up to the age of 5
    • Approachable, friendly and enthusiastic
    • Able to follow instructions carefully
    • Able to ensure a safe play environment for families
    • Hands-on, confident and able to take responsibility
      Training All training will be given on the first day and we will cover:
    • Brief for the day
    • Health and safety
    • Demonstration of the activities
      Basic Criminal Records check This position will require a Basic Criminal Record check.  The museum will cover the cost of this check and help you to complete the application.   Trial Period We run a trial period system – this gives both you and us the chance to make sure this is a suitable match for the role. For this role, the trial period is up to 3 volunteering shifts.   Commitment The sessions are held on the last Thursday of the month (term time only).   Hours The session runs from 10.30 – 11.30am. The hours for volunteering would be 10am – 12pm to include time for setting up and clearing away.     Benefits Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £10 per day, in line with our policy.   How to get involved: Complete the Expressions of Interest form and send it to Rachel Ball, Volunteer Manager by email: volunteeringlondon@rafmuseum.org or call 020 8358 4981. Please express your interest in this role by 1st May 2017. Expression of Interest – Pre-School Session Volunteer  We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.      
  • Employment Screening and Open Day

    More than 40 vacancies are on offer, we will be screening local people for local jobs… We also deliver courses, traineeships and apprenticeships. 24TH APRIL – 5E Ltd. 6TH FLOOR, THE HYDE, HYDE HOUSE, EDGWARE ROAD, LONDON NW9 6LH
  • Vivo Music Centre – Piano, Guitar, Violin, Drums, Voice! We are brand new music centre opened in Beaufort Park! Please come for a FREE trial lesson!

    The Centre offers everyone the opportunity to explore all musical things, to provide a quality music education, to unleash musical potential and to innovate and modernise music making. At Vivo, there are no boundaries in musical creativity. All ages and abilities are welcome! We have lots of children and adult beginner learners at our centre! Piano Guitar Voice £11.60~/45mins ~ Violin, Drums £15.20~/40mins Please come to check us out for a FREE TRIAL LESSON! To book trial lesson, Please Call us : 020 3371 0108 Email us : info@vivomusic.co.uk Website : https://www.vivomusic.co.uk/
  • Volunteer Speed Connect Event

    When : Monday 8th May 2017 Where : Grahame Park Community Centre Time : 2pm to 4pm  

    This event is a great way for you to discover local opportunities within the borough. Volunteering is a fantastic way for learning new skills, gaining work experience,making new connections and being part of something positive in your community. Many groups and organisations are looking for volunteers.

    So come along and see who you can connect with and discover something new for you.

    Free refreshments

    Contact: Lex Karlin Mob: 07887249910 Email: barnet@timebanks.co.uk

  • Event to discuss Reproductive Rights

    Women’s Equality Barnet are delighted to welcome two Guest Speakers – Katherine O’Brien, Head of Media and Policy Research at The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) and a representative from The London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign (LIARC). As 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act, Katherine will talk about the challenges we are facing at the moment politically and the prospect for reform across the UK. WE Barnet branch leader, Anne Phillips, was successful at WE’s recent party conference in committing the party to adopting the decriminalisation of abortion in the UK. The aims of LIARC is to bring people in London together to campaign for free, safe, legal abortion by fundraising, lobbying, direct action, establishing partnerships with relevant people and organisations in the UK and building awareness through media and communication to call for the repeal of the 8th amendment from the Irish constitution and campaigns for access to free safe legal abortion in Ireland and Northern Ireland. RSVP here: http://www.womensequality.org.uk/brn_bpas_liarc_04_17 Time: 19.30 for 19.45 start to 21.30 Entrance: £5 (cash on the door – note we are not able to accept credit card payment) Directions: Nearest tube station: Golders Green (Northern Line, Edgware branch) Nearest Bus Stop ‘Hoop Lane’ on Finchley Road for the 82, 102, and 460. Many bus routes use Golders Green bus station, which is outside the tube station. WHEN April 25, 2017 at 7:30pm – 9:30pm WHERE Unitarian Church 31 Hoop Ln London, England NW11 8BS United Kingdom CONTACT Amanda Shribman · Barnet@womensequality.emailnb.com