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2
Jul
2018

Listening Skills for Community Organising Workshop

To build on the foundational knowledge of Community Organising provided in our introduction to CO course IRMO asked us to deliver our Listening Skills for Community Organising workshop on Saturday the 30th of June. Some thoughts from the learners and pictures of the day are below: “I have learnt more about Community Organising and I […]

2
Jul
2018

New Employment programme at High Trees

High Trees are very pleased to be able to offer employment support to an even wider selection of people.  In addition to our current programmes, Power 50 which helps job seekers or those looking to improve their employment position in Lambeth and Wandsworth and Step-Up which works with those earning less than London Living Wage […]

29
Jun
2018

High Trees at Lambeth Jobs’ Fair

High Trees were delighted to attend a Job Fair in the Lambeth Town Hall last week. It was a great chance to engage with job seekers from Lambeth and other agencies and advertise our activities, particularly our training courses and our Employment and Career service. We signed up 37 people to our Employment support programmes […]

27
Jun
2018

Getting ready for the APG Relaunch

Please join us on Saturday 30th June 2018 11-4pm for the Adventure Playground Relaunch (at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground Greenleaf Close SW2 2EY). There will be free Activities including sports, music, face painting a bouncy playground and much more.  Free food will also be provided! The young people have been very creative preparing for the […]

20
Jun
2018

Cooking lessons at the Adventure Playground!

This week our young people enjoyed cooking lessons at the Adventure Playground, they starting by choosing their recipe, looking at the ingredients needed, the steps to follow.  They then made a pasta bake with fruit smoothies which were enjoyed by all!

19
Jun
2018

Staff Volunteer Training Day

Rosanna from the Baytree Center has been supporting our Social Action Hub Service Coordinator Graham to redevelop our volunteer processes over the past few months. Today Rosanna came up to High Trees to run our staff team through the new, improved processes and procedures to ensure that High Trees give volunteers the very best experience when they […]

18
Jun
2018

London Community Organisers Network – Pembroke House

The London Community Organisers Network met on Saturday the 16th of June to establish what the most important issues to the network are, how the network could better connect and how network members could more effectively look after their own well being whilst working in communities supporting social change. The network understands that change never […]

15
Jun
2018

Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

Our young people are enjoying the good weather, and the facilities at the Adventure Playground, including the new sports pitch. Come and join us on Tuesdays (ages 8-11) , Wednesdays (ages 11 – 16) and Thursday (ages 8 – 16) between 4.30 and 6pm – pop down and see us at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground, […]

13
Jun
2018

Volunteer Opportunities – High Trees needs you!

High Trees are currently looking for volunteers to help us reach and support even more people in the local area. If you are interested in volunteering for High Trees, please check out our page on Do-It and register your interest. Our next volunteer group induction date is on Wednesday the 18th of July, so please […]

13
Jun
2018

London Community Organisers Network – Saturday 16th of June

The London Community Organisers Network is supporting people to use Community Organising in whichever context they would like, to re-address power imbalances within our society. The topics covered in the meet-ups are informed by the needs of the network, in line with the Community Organisers code of conduct. On Saturday 16th of June we will offer […]

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