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1207, 2022

New Treasurer

July 12th, 2022|

We are thrilled to welcome Athena Guna into the Home-Start family and on to the Board of Trustees as our new Treasurer. We were introduced to Athena by one of our volunteers. She is a qualified accountant, currently working within the VAT team at Reckitt. As with all our volunteers, we are enormously grateful to

2505, 2022

RECRUITING A NEW SCHEME MANAGER

May 25th, 2022|

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join and lead our team! We are seeking a Scheme Manager to be responsible for ensuring high standards of practice in supporting families within the Home-Start model in the Wokingham Borough and to introduce an exciting new project. The successful candidate will be required to

1105, 2022

Recruiting a new Scheme Co-ordinator

May 11th, 2022|

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our expanding team to work with our volunteers to support families. This is a new part-time position. The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience of bringing up children and also has knowledge of the family support /children’s sectors. As a key member of

704, 2022

Wellington College Leads the Way

April 7th, 2022|

   We want to say a really special thank you to the pupils who form Wellington College Leaders for choosing Home-Start Wokingham as one of their charities this year. As part of the "Service" ethos upheld by the College since it opened its door to the orphan sons of army officers in 1853, this fantastic group

504, 2022

WALK WITH US!!

April 5th, 2022|

The Wokingham Walk is a charity walk organised by the Lions which is taking place on Sunday 8th May 2022. You can choose to walk 5, 10 or 15 miles starting at 9am from Elmsfield in Wokingham. We are excited to be taking part in this fantastic, family friendly event and would love you to

1502, 2022

Joining forces with WADE

February 15th, 2022|

Last year's inaugral golf day was such a success that we've decided to make it an annual event, this time in partnership with WADE, Care for the Elderly in Wokingham. The golf day will be held on Friday 10th June at Hennerton Golf Club in Wargrave. It should be a fun day, with bacon butties

3101, 2022

WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

January 31st, 2022|

Home-Start Wokingham District is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic person to join our team as a part-time Scheme Co-ordinator to work with our volunteers to support families. The ideal candidate will someone who has experience of bringing up children and also has knowledge of the family support /children’s sectors. As a key member of the

2001, 2022

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

January 20th, 2022|

Do you want to join our amazing team of volunteers - supporting vulnerable parents with young children in Wokingham Borough who are struggling to cope, for a couple of hours a week, in order to: offer them emotional and/or practical help with the challenges of parenting; get them through a particularly tough time; and help

2001, 2022

NEW TREASURER WANTED!

January 20th, 2022|

We are recruiting a new Treasurer for our Board of Trustees to be responsible for overseeing the finances of the charity. Home-Start Wokingham District provides friendly, non judgemental support to young families with at least one child of pre-school age. Our volunteers visit weekly providing a listening ear and encouragement to young parents across the

1511, 2021

Fancy winning £500?

November 15th, 2021|

Roll up roll up, come and get your raffle tickets for the Community Christmas Draw!!! We are thrilled to be part of the Rotary Club of Easthampstead’s Christmas fundraiser supporting local charities and providing help in your community. For just £1 a ticket you have a chance of winning anything from £50 up to £500!!

2510, 2021

Fun Activities for parents and little ones.

October 25th, 2021|

Did you know that the Children's Centres in Wokingham Borough have an amazing array of fun activities on offer for little ones? Check out their timetable and book your child a place on to Baby Play, Play & Learn, Wiggly Worms or whatever takes your fancy! To book an activity you need to telephone the

1910, 2021

Welcome to the Team!!

October 19th, 2021|

We were thrilled to present this lovely lot with their Volunteer Preparation Course Certificates last week and officially welcome them into the Home-Start family!! It’s been great getting to know all nine of them over the three weekly sessions at Shinfield Grange. We know that they all have the skills and personalities they need to