Experienced Female Youth Worker

We are looking for female youth worker to support a 12 week project which will start after lockdown.

You will be part of an amazing team who have excellent experience and skills. You will be supporting the facilitators with the delivery of a youth programme that aims to engage and empower young people. These sessions will be every Monday from 6 – 8.30pm.


This will be a 12 week programme with the view to extend further. If you are interested, please contact vanessa@welr.org.uk for more information or call 07464971428.

WE ARE BACK!

So pleased to be back in our hub and seeing all our lovely residents walking past, with huge smiles!

Unfortunatly we are only allowing up to 5 people in the hub at any one time, however we are positive as time goes on we will be able to begin our activities again.

We are so pleased to be back and look forward to seeing you all soon.

Art Positivity Competition

Summer is here and the lock down is being wound down.

So it’s time to unleash your creativity and celebrate with a burst of positivity.

Art Positivity is a competition that the Worlds End and Lots Road Big Local is hosting for local kids from ages 5 to 16?

We are hoping to run this every year when Summer comes around.

The theme for this year is Things that make us feel happy.

Just think of the local spaces or people that matter to you. Think about why you love them, why they inspire you, and how they could be celebrated with art.

Entering is easy.

All you have to do is create a piece of art using paint, crayons, sharpies, chalk, ink, collages, tissue prints, stencils, paper weaving, or whatever…

Once your artwork is complete, you can either drop it into the hub (Unit 8, Worlds End Place, Worlds End Estate, London, SW10 0HE), through the letterbox in an envelope, or you could take a picture and email it vanessa@welr.org.uk. Entries must include your name, address & age on the back of the drawing, or in the email.

Prizes

1st prize: £50.00 voucher
2nd prize: £30.00 voucher
3rd prize: £10.00 voucher

Every entry will receive a consultation prize of colouring pens or pencils plus all entries will be displayed in the hub on the wall.

The competition is open to:

  1. Local residents
  2. At least 5 years and under 17 years old on the first of June 2020.

The rules

  1. Your artwork can be in any medium and of any size, for example you may choose to use, painting, drawing, digital design, textiles or collage.
  2. One entry per child.
  3. All entries must be sent to the Big local via drop off or digitally.

Deadline for entries:

Extended to Sunday 30 June Midnight GMT 2020

For more information on Art Positivity, please contact Vanessa Kelly:
email: vanessa@welr.org.uk
tel: 07464 971 428).

YOUTH SESSIONS

We have moved our youth sessions online!

Every Tuesday and Friday between 3 – 4.30pm our young people join us via zoom. These sessions consist of quizzes, debates, keep fit & more.

It is great to see how they are all doing at this strange time.

If your child is 11 plus and would like to join in with these sessions, please email vanessa@welr.org for further information.

Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you all again soon.

Our Next Quiz is Friday 22nd of May

Our third Quiz saw a new winner. Light at the End of the Tunnel were finally dethroned by Lorraine74 and Barbara with 28.5 points.

Our Next Quiz

The second edition of the quiz will take place on Youtube, from 7pm on Friday 22th of May.

The link for the video is here.

BIG LOCAL ONLINE PUB QUIZ

Please pass this link onto any other residents or friends who may wish to take part.

How it works

The quiz will take about 40 minutes. It will stream on YouTube. The answer sheet is a google form at this link.

ONLINE ANSWER SHEET

(you don’t need a google account to fill it in).

Once you have entered all the answers just submit the form and it will be sent to the quizmaster.


Hub Closure

As many of you will know, due to government advice we are closed at the present time.

We are updating our social media daily and are looking forward to seeing you all again soon.

We have made donations to – AGE UK, The Salvation Army and Shelter to support the amazing projects they are delivering at this worrying time!

We are still taking calls and would love to hear from you, even if it is just a chat 07464971428.

We are looking forward to being able to start up all our activities again and seeing your lovely faces! Stay safe everyone……

Computer & Internet Access Sessions

We will be restarting these from Friday 24th July 2020

Sessions will be from 11.00 – 13.00.

You will be able to use a laptop to – Look for employment, type up a CV, Go online to sort out benefits etc…. Social media is blocked!

Please contact us prior so we can allocate a laptop for you to use.

Prior booking is essentail due to safely social distancing.

Email angela@welr.org.uk or call 07464971428

BIG LOCAL ANNUAL SEASIDE TRIP!

We are so sorry this trip has been cancelled! We look forward to offering this to our residents next year…

So it is that time of year where we begin to think about our annual seaside trip! This year we will be going on Saturday 11th July and we will book 2 coaches, 1 for adults and 1 for families so that children can also benefit from a seaside trip!

We have been to Brighton and Southend and are now going to Margate…
We will offer 50 spaces on each coach, 35 for residents and 15 places for non residents. The price will be the same as before £10.00 residents & £15.00 non residents and £5.00 for children & special rates for families of 4 or more..

Free Energy Saving Workshop

Do you worry about your energy bills and would like to get tips on how you could reduce these? Come along to our workshop on Thursday 28th November at 12pm

We would love to see you at our workshop which will be carried out by Ground works.

Junior Project/Outreach Worker

We are looking for a junior Project/Outreach worker to join our committed team.

Job Vacancy

Junior Project/Outreach Worker (Part time)

To begin January 2020

Do you want to work for an exciting community project that will make Worlds End and Lots Road Big Local area an even better place to live?

WELR Big Local is a lottery funded project which has £1 million to spend over 10 years on activities that the local community have decided are important to them.
Location: Chelsea
Responsible to: Project Manager
Salary: £9,142.86 (this is the pro rata salary of the full-time level of £20,000
Hours: 16 hours per week, over 4 days
Leave: Pro rata 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
This position will be for a 12-month contract subject to a 3-month probationary period, with the view to extend after this point.
About the role
We are looking for a Junior Project/Outreach Worker to support our Big Local Manager and our other Project Worker in researching projects, general office duties, outreach and the day to day running of WELR Big Local. Our projects are based around our priority areas.

  • Young people
  • Creating a welcoming environment
  • Jobs/training and enterprise
  • Community/activities and events

If you have any questions, please call Vanessa on 0207 349 9448 or 07464971428

If you would like to apply, please email a current CV along with a supporting statement to vanessa@welr.org.uk or post to Worlds End and Lots Road Big Local, Unit 8 Worlds End Place SW10 0HE.
Closing date is 10am Friday 29th November 2019.
If you do not hear from us by the end of that day, please assume you have not been short listed. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on Tuesday 10th December.
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to receiving your application.