We’re having some half term fun at St. Paul’s Venture, Sparkbrook next to Balsall Heath City Farm, on 23rd February 2017, 12 to 4pm!(more…)
Ever considered yourself as the next Simon Cowell, Craig Revel Horwood, Karen or Claude from apprentice or even a dragon from Dragons Den?
Here’s an exciting opportunity to come join a judging panel and help choose the best person to connect your community!
Active Communities are holding an assessment day for a Local Community Action Officer. Potential candidates have been shortlisted, interviews have been scheduled and now we need your help!
We’re looking to ensure local people play a key role in the process to make sure we get the right person for the job and are looking for local people to join the panel.
The Local Community Action Officer will be working in and with the citizens of Shard End, Smiths Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge, Chelmsley Wood, Glebe Farm and Tile Cross.
The role will revolve around organising and motivating people to get involved with local community activities, including social, civic and physical activities.
The Assessment day takes place on: Tuesday 26th February from 9.30am up until 1pm at Shard End Wellbeing Centre (B34 7RD). We want volunteers to join a community panel to hear pitches from candidates and score them. The day will also include an opportunity take part in a group activity which will be facilitated by the potential candidates. To help you get a better idea of the role requirements we have also included the job pack PDF below.
The day includes free hot lunch (vegetarian) from 12-1pm and we will re-in burse any travel expenses on the day – bus tickets/car mileage. If transport is a big barrier for you we can also arrange someone to come and collect you!
If you are interested in getting involved please contact us before 21st February by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us on 0121 728 7030. Please leave a name, your location and phone number and we will call you back to confirm!
Following last year’s July trial in July, we’re working with Friction Arts to open Birmigham Sunday Share every Sunday 7am to 11am from 17th February 2019.(more…)
An innovative partnership involving a range of organisations across Birmingham and Solihull has secured £9.72m* of National Lottery funding from Sport England to deliver Active Communities a new vision to tackle physical inactivity in Birmingham and Solihull, reaching the population of over 450,000 people.(more…)
Come and join us at the Old Print Works on 7th February 3:30 to 5:30pm to chat about wellbeing and have some fun.(more…)
The Active Communities project is looking to employ a Local Community Action Officer to work in and with the citizens of Shard End, Smiths Wood, Kingshurst, Fordbridge, Chelmsley Wood, Glebe Farm and Tile Cross.
Salary – £22,000 – £25,000 a year (36.5hrs a week/flexible/secondment)(more…)
We visited Meriden Adventure Playground to meet parents and children there and find out more about what they think of where they live and play.(more…)
Birmingham played a key role one hundred years ago in women gaining the vote – ‘Represent’ is a new community heritage project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to explore the impact on the lives of Birmingham’s people now and then.
Join us for Mince Pies and a Crowd Catch Up in Handsworth. The Active Communities team would like to invite you to a festive gathering to help shape the community activity plan that has been designed to address the top issues you voted on earlier this year.
Tuesday 18th December 2018,6.00pm-7.30pm,
Play Centre attached to Handsworth Wellbeing Centre,
Holly Road, Birmingham, B20 2BY