• Learning Host – RAF Volunteering Opportunity

    Do you enjoy working with children? Would you like to help children and young people connect with the story of the RAF? The Access & Learning team are looking to recruit volunteer hosts to meet-and-greet school groups, assist with workshop preparation and facilitate smooth and enjoyable visits for teachers and their students. There will be opportunities to assist with the delivery of workshops and other learning activities. You will:
    • Meet school groups on arrival, providing them with site orientation and itinerary briefing
    • Provide a point of contact for teachers and adult helpers throughout the visit
    • Ensure the smooth passage of school groups around the Museum
    • Assist with the set-up and pack-down of activities (includes light manual-handling)
    • Prepare resources for workshops and activities
    • Assist RAF Museum staff during workshops when required
    • Deliver object handling sessions as an additional activity for school groups
    • Present a positive image of the Museum and the work of the Access & Learning Department to all visitors
    • Support the Museum in its commitment to the safeguarding of children and adults at risk
    You will be:
    • Welcoming and friendly
    • Calm under pressure
    • Reliable
    • Confident working with large groups and a range of ages
    • A good communicator
    • Organised and an accurate timekeeper
    • Comfortable working in all weather conditions
    • Able to spend long periods on your feet
    • DBS checked (Basic Disclosure) before you can start in this role
    • Able to participate in light manual-handling
    • Willing and able to follow instructions from Access & Learning staff and to work with them to prioritise a quality learning experience for visiting school groups
        Training There will be two half-days of induction training prior to starting. These will take place on Thursday 10 January 2019 (2.00pm – 5.00pm) and on Thursday 17 January (10.00am – 1.00pm). They will cover:
    • Introduction to the RAF Museum (priorities, site and collections)
    • Site health and safety
    • Introduction to the work of the Access & Learning team
    • Introduction to the role
    • Safeguarding awareness training
    • Human Resource administration
    • Opportunity to observe a schools workshop (bookings allowing)
    • Introduction to object handling
    Further training will be provided once you start. This will include familiarisation with the various schools workshops on offer (via observation) before being introduced to the role you will play in assisting staff with the smooth facilitation of these workshops. Commitment We are looking for a minimum commitment of one weekday morning a week (Tuesday – Friday), between 9.30am and 1.00pm, for every week of the [Barnet] school term. You will need to be able to commit to the same day/s each week. The role is term-time only. * Please state which day/s you are able to commit to. Note that this role is not required on Mondays* Learning Hosts will start in role week-commencing 21 January 2019. Hours                                                                                                                               9.30am to 1.00pm Benefits Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed up to £10 per day, in line with our policy. Uniform (polo shirt and jacket – available in a wide range of sizes) will be provided. Selecting Volunteers At the training and recruitment selection half-days, we will be selecting people who demonstrate the qualities and abilities listed under the ‘You will be:’ section of this form. Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) and Trial Period This position will require a Disclosure and Barring Service (Basic Disclosure) check. The Museum will make arrangements for this check unless you are already signed up to the DBS update service. 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 6 volunteering shifts.   How to get involved: Please visit https://bit.ly/2lMGTh6 to submit an expression of interest in the role.   We welcome applications from people of all interests, abilities, backgrounds and communities.    
  • Job Club Drop-in Service at One Stop Shop

      Job Club Drop-in Service at One Stop Shop Every Wednesday 10:30am – 12pm  Do you need support to get into employment, apprenticeship or set up your business? Michael can help sign-post you:
    • Information, advice and guidance to put you in touch with the teams can support you.
    • Linking people into local provision and signposting them to the appropriate services.
    • Register candidates and signpost depending on their individual circumstances and needs.
    • Look into what they want to do and provide relevant and useful information to assist them.
    Drop-in to The One Stop Shop without an appointment or call Michael Duncombe on 07834 526048      
  • 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 .      
  • 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/