St Mary’s University College, Twickenham, is recruiting students to begin its successful Foundation degree in Healthcare Chaplaincy.
This part-time two year course provides Priests, Religious and lay people with a recognised NHS qualification to be appointed as a Roman Catholic Hospital Chaplain. Supported by the Diocese of Westminster and the Catholic Bishops Conference of England & Wales, the Foundation Degree combines pastoral experience with Theological learning to equip chaplains and volunteers to work on behalf of the Church serving patients and staff within the NHS.
For more details or to enrol for October, please email Fr Peter Scott at email@example.com or call 01932 563116.
Deadline for applications for Reach In refugee volunteer placements (offering work placements within housing associations and CIH training level 2 certificate) is Friday 28th June 2013.
Placements will start in August, while information days and interviews will be held in July.
Reach In is going national for this wave (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool and Newcastle)
Early applicants will be more likely to secure a placement.
Click on link for more details: Reach In Flyer Wave 4
Article 26 – Educational opportunities in 2013
Click on A26_leaflet 2013 places for more information.
HACT’s Programme, ‘Reach In,’ - volunteer work placements for refugees in housing sector organisations.
We are looking for:
* refugees with leave to remain in UK (e.g. ILR, DP, HP, refugee status) or asylum seekers with permission for work
* live in London
* have good spoken and written English and IT skills
* interested in gaining experience in UK
* are committed to participate actively in the placement for its duration and complete the training, and
* are interested in housing
for more info reachinlondonflyer
Music in Detention Gosport has been formed to run participatory music activities with immigration detainees at Haslar Immigration Removal Centre and with excluded groups in the community.
“We are looking for people to join the Partnership Group, the committee which runs Music in Detention Gosport’s work. If you’re interested in music or community relations or work with vulnerable people and you have some relevant experience, then we would be delighted to hear from you. “
For more information: contact Lyn Colbeck or call 02392 599065.
NEWS STORIES OF INTEREST:
The Guide to Educational Grants 2011/2012 published by DSC is a very helpful book for those looking for assistance with education.
ISBN 978-1-906294-47-2 should be available from local libraries (if not ask them to order it for you and give the full name and ISBN to the librarian)
The Jesuit Refugee Centre in Wapping also has a copy; contact them to arrange to see it: http://jrsuk.net/about_us/centre/
The Helena Kennedy Foundation http://www.hkf.org.uk/ has helped many people. See their website for information about educational grants.
Information about Education in the UK Access to Education and Training and about Volunteering Info