We are currently recruiting volunteer mentors to support our clients who have recently obtained accommodation after a period of rough sleeping. Social and practical help and advice are invaluable to clients in the early stages of a new tenancy and can make the difference between settling successfully or returning to
Throughout October, Catching Lives is working alongside members of our community, including churches and schools, to spread the word about rough sleeping and homelessness in the local area. Please see below for information on upcoming events and ways that you can get involved yourself. (This information will be updated regularly).
CatchingLives is looking to employ two coordinators to oversee this winter’s Canterbury Community Shelter. See below for information. Canterbury Community Shelter Co-ordinator and Deputy Co-ordinator Hours: Full-time (£23,123.40 per annum for the Co-ordinator) (£21,000 per annum for the Deputy Co-ordinator) Contract type: Co-ordinator – Fixed term 5 months (Commencing 16th
Phoebus Fire, a theatre company which aims to benefit the local community, are going on tour with a performance of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Profits from ticket sales will be given to Catching Lives and we aim to ensure that there are staff or volunteers at the performances to answer any
On Tuesday 22nd August we were delighted that several young people from the nearby Thanington resource centre’s youth club came to Catching Lives to cook for our clients. They prepared a delicious chicken curry (and a vegetable curry as an option for vegetarians) with rhubarb and plum crumbles for pudding.
Over the last few weeks many young people (16-17 years old) from the National Citizen Service have been raising money for Catching Lives as part of their social action project which tackles with a local issue they’re passionate about. One such team (NCS Wave 3 Team 3) held an event
As part of Fatface Canterbury’s continued support of our charity, Amy and Jasmin from the Canterbury store have decided to raise money for Catching Lives by walking 30 miles across the challenging terrain of the Jurassic coast in 1 day! This will be a tough challenge even for seasoned walkers
Art Activity Co-ordinator 12 Month Contract Hours: 10 hrs per week (normally between 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday but occasional weekend and evening work may be required) Salary £18,500 (pro-rata) for the duration of the contract. Location: Canterbury, Kent Closing date: Friday 4th August 2017 at midday Interview dates: