We are delighted that pupils and staff at Spires Academy have delivered an assembly on homelessness and the work of Catching Lives. They have also started a collection to support our clients, with the donation list including items such as tissues, chocolate and treats for dogs! During the assembly, some of
We are delighted to share our night shelter interim report detailing all the hard work completed since December 2017 by our team of volunteers and staff in providing a safe space for the shelter guests to sleep and also a chance to work towards finding permanent accommodation. We are pleased
We are currently recruiting volunteer mentors to join our project which supports clients who have recently obtained accommodation after a period of rough sleeping. This role requires a commitment of 2-5 hours a week. Full training and ongoing support are provided. The main aims of the project include: -Offering
When Whitstable artist, Josephine Harvatt, went shopping last Christmas she had no idea that something was about to happen that would take over her whole life for the next year. In the car park at Sturry Retail she saw what she thought was a bundle of rags until she looked
Mentoring Co-ordinator 7 Month Contract (Maternity Cover) Hours: 12 hrs per week (normally between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday but occasional weekend and evening work will be required) Salary £18,500 (pro-rata) for the duration of the contract. Location: Canterbury, Kent Closing date: Friday 26th January 2018 at midday Interview
We are looking for more volunteers to help us prepare and serve breakfast and lunch to our clients on weekend days. We would like to hear from anyone who can spare a Saturday or Sunday morning (even if every other week). The volunteer shift is 8:30am – 1:30pm.
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In November, a team of Information Services staff at the University of Kent came together to raise money for Catching Lives. Hannah Chamberlain at the University says: “The event was a great success and after totting up online donations and the amount raised on the night we can announce a