Job Vacancy: Development Officer Education

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

VACANCY: Leicestershire Cares Development Officer Education.   Based Leicester city.  Term-time focus, 0.8 FTE pro-rata of 22k to 25K plus 5 percent pension contribution and generous annual holiday. Leicestershire Cares is an award winning, vibrant, creative and results orientated charity that has been operating, across Leicestershire for fifteen years. We are looking for someone to lead and coordinate the development, planning, delivery, promotion, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of our Number Partners and Go for Reading projects and oversee the Interview Technique project. These...

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Joules volunteers care for nature at Fosse Meadows

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Staff volunteers from Joules planted 260 saplings at Fosse Meadows Nature Reserve as part of their first Team Challenge with us. A team of 11 from the Joules Show Team spent a day at the nature reserve near Sharnford, first clearing brash and burning it before planting the young trees. Joules is set to tackle eight Team Challenges in 2017. Other Team Challenges already planned include a return to Fosse Meadows, helping clear the River Soar of litter and redeveloping an outside area at Redmoor Academy in Hinckley. Kate Heslegrave, manager of the brand’s community support activity Charitably...

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Leicestershire Cares Awards 2016: finalists

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

We are delighted to announce that the finalists for our annual Celebration Event awards have been announced. Categories include Company of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Team of the Year, Placement Provider of the Year, Pro Help firm of the Year and the Kelvin Irons Memorial Partnership Award. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on Tuesday 17th May at City Hall. The finalists are     Alltruck PLC, the truck rental and fleet management firm based at Scudamore Road Ford & Slater, the truck dealership and service business based at Braunstone Sytner, the car...

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Member Profile: Ford & Slater

Posted by on Apr 13, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

  Ford & Slater is one of the largest DAF Trucks dealership groups in the UK, operating from 10 dealerships strategically located across the East Midlands and East Anglia with over 450 employees. Corporate and Social responsibility plays an important role at Ford & Slater and we are committed to contributing to local and business communities both as a firm and as individuals.  Our main aims are: To benefit our local communities and improve the environment To engage with, and gain a better understanding of, the communities we work and live in To encourage team spirit here at...

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Caroline Harris wins our new champions Award

Posted by on Mar 29, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Caroline Harris, Human Resources Manager at Europcar, has been presented with our very first Champions Award. Caroline was surprised by Jo Hudson, Number Partners Coordinator and Sarah Green, Community Development Manager at Europcar’s offices last week. The award has been introduced to celebrate outstanding achievement and dedication to engaging employees in Leicestershire Cares projects. Europcar has been a member of Cares for 12 months and thanks to Caroline’s commitment and enthusiasm lots of volunteers have got involved in a wide variety of Cares projects, including Number...

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Everards Stars with Golden Hearts!

Posted by on Sep 29, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Everards Stars with Golden Hearts!

Joanne Hudson, Number Partners Coordinator, was delighted to present Golden Heart Awards for outstanding long service to Mandy Winkley and Pauline Ginnetta. The pair from Everards Brewery, accompanied by James Bhatt, play maths games each week with children from Ravenhurst Primary School, clocking up an incredible 16 years of volunteering between them. “Pauline, Mandy and James have a great sense of fun and really do make the sessions enjoyable for the children involved. Thank you. A pupil at Ravenhurst called the volunteers “mega nice people!” and that SUMS them up to a...

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