Park and Warley Project Weekly Digest 6.8.21

Hello!  With so much going on we couldn’t wait for our next newsletter so here is a quick update of some of the latest opportunities in Park and Warley that you might be interested in.

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Park and Warley Climate Conversation 

Monday 20 September, 2.00 – 4.30 PM online event

The climate emergency cannot be tackled alone. Extreme weather events across the world, including flooding in Calderdale shows us that we need to work together to protect the environment, people and businesses.

Join us to explore the issues around climate change and how moving to a low carbon economy could make the streets cleaner and bring new opportunities for people and businesses in Park and Warley.

BOOK YOUR TICKET – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/park-and-warley-climate-conversation-tickets-166024597039  or Email: inclusive.economy@calderdale.gov.uk

ScreenSkills & Creative Access Mentoring: Starting out in the Screen Industry

Calling all aspiring Film & TV professionals! If you dream of creating new gameshow formats, have ambitions to direct a historical drama or just want to get behind the scenes of your screen, apply now for this unique mentoring opportunity…

Creative Access is offering 50 individuals at entry-level or in their early career the opportunity to be matched with an experienced professional for a minimum of 6 months.

Find out more – https://creativeaccess.org.uk/opportunity-details/?screenskills-creative-access-mentoring-starting-out-in-the-screen-industry&id=3083

Got a fabulous idea? Apply for a Park and Warley grant!

An inclusive economy is one where everyone benefits from the economy where they live through good jobs, good health and successful businesses or social enterprises. An inclusive economy is one where everyone benefits from the economy where they live through good jobs, good health and successful businesses or social enterprises. People who live in Park and Warley know best what they need and often local organisations and community groups are the best people to make positive change happen.

We’re looking for your innovative ideas that will increase residents skills, particularly digital skills as well as their access to employment and business creation. Our Project Grants do not have a set funding limit, if you have an idea for a project – get in touch – we can help!

Email asif.hussain@calderdale.gov.uk

CFFC General Grants Open

Community Foundation for Calderdale launched their general grants programme yesterday.  Grants of up to £5000 are available.

General Grants Round 2020-21 – Community Foundation For Calderdale (cffc.co.uk)

Launch of VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund

The Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Fund 2021/22 is now live with a focus on providing support to families and children’s services due to a predicted increase in paediatric respiratory viral infections during autumn and winter 2021.

Funding is available for both local and national VCSE organisations who are already delivering existing services that can be expanded to provide additional support for children, families and children’s respiratory and acute services during autumn/winter 2021 and raise awareness of management of respiratory infections within communities that experience the greatest health inequalities.

Grants are available between £75,000 – £300,000 with the closing deadline of noon on 27th August.  Further information can be found here NHS England » Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Fund 2021/22: Information pack. Applications and questions regarding the fund must be submitted through our online portal.

A meet the funder webinar is scheduled for 11th August from 10-11am.  Please click here to register your attendance.

 Latest vacancies

·         Kitchen Assistant (Primary Phase) – The Halifax Academy – Required from September 2021. Application closing date: 09/08/2021
·         Teaching Assistant Level 4 – Mount Pellon Primary Academy – Closing date: 03/09/2021
·         Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Mount Pellon Primary Academy – Closing date: 03/09/2021
·         Teaching Assistant Level 3 Supporting SEN – Mount Pellon Primary Academy – Closing date: 03/09/2021
·         Community Link Worker (Neighbourhood Team) – Closing date: 22/08/2021
·         Concierge/Caretaker (Ryburn House) Closing date: 08/08/2021

 Click here for the latest newsletter from the Inclusive Economy Team. If you would like to feature and article in a future edition of the newsletter, or in our weekly digest,  please get in touch at Inclusive.Economy@calderdale.gov.uk

Inclusive Economy Team

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