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JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!

JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!

29th August 2018
 Want to Work Well? Manor Farm Community Association  Building Better Opportunities ‘Working Well’ Project    ‘Working Well’ is aimed at addressing crucial local issues of social exclusion, unemployment and economic inactivity.  This will be targeted support from cradle to grave which will enable ‘troubled families’ from the most disadvantage wards in Walsall to move towards employment and increased family stability that come... more
ARE YOU ON COURSE?

ARE YOU ON COURSE?

27th August 2018
Your Course is waiting for you! Manor Farm is offering great activities during the daytime or evening which will give you pleasure during your leisure.  They include electronics, sugar craft, keep-fit, Spanish, digital photography and much, much more! We have recreational classes and vocational courses which will help your lifestyle and your career. Please call our confidential hotline on 01922 614316 and find out how you can learn something that makes leisure a pleasure!
LEAD DELIVERY OFFICER JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!

LEAD DELIVERY OFFICER JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!

6th August 2018
  Manor Farm Community Association Building Better Opportunities ‘Local Solutions’ Project   ‘Local Solutions’ will embed a culture of employability whereby women, older people and those who feel they have been marginalised are encouraged to access employment opportunities and support each other, improve the quality of life in the community.   Lead Delivery Officer To co-ordinate and deliver ‘Local Solutions’ employabil... more
TAKE A BOW, LADIES!

TAKE A BOW, LADIES!

24th July 2018
Our 'Community Matters' employability scheme goes from strength to strength as yet more and more local people seek their information, advice and guidance in improving their work skills. This valuable scheme is funded through the the Big Lottery, European Social Fund and the Heart of England. Recent success is a lady called Haseena, who kindly presented the Manor Farm Community Matters with a home-made cake and a beautiful ca... more
THIS IS A GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITY!

THIS IS A GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITY!

25th June 2018
Manor Farm CA is recruiting into the following roles as part of our Building Better Opportunities project! Local Solutions - In partnership with Heart of England Community Foundation Our project will support our older people and people with learning and physical disabilities; in fact anyone who feels they have been marginalised and struggled to access employment opportunities. Administration/Support Assistant Responsibilit... more
ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL!

ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL!

4th June 2018
Manor Farm awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2018 This is the highest award possible for organisations of the voluntary sector and is equivalent to an individual MBE.  Chief Executive Gary Bird and Charity Manager Sue Evans were invited to a lavish garden party at Buckingham Palace attended by Her Majesty the Queen and members of the Royal family to acknowledge the valuable work we do in providing a wide range of... more
Privacy and Data Protection

Privacy and Data Protection

22nd May 2018
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and adhering to all relevant Data Protection Legislation. At Manor Farm Community Association, your trust is important to us and we are committed to safeguarding your personal data There are some changes in data protection law that come into play on 25th May 2018. It’s a positive step forward that increases your existing rights to data privacy and security, as well as... more
JOIN OUR TEAM!

JOIN OUR TEAM!

16th April 2018
  Manor Farm Community Association Building Better Opportunities Bridges – ‘Work Stations In Walsall’ Project   The ’Work Stations in Walsall’ project will be targeted employability support that addresses the barriers experienced by the unemployed over 24’s within St Matthews, Aldridge and Brownhills, Walsall. Bespoke employability programmes will enable people to gain the confidence, skills and ability to enter the job ma... more
LEARN 'MY WAY' FOR FREE!

LEARN 'MY WAY' FOR FREE!

16th October 2017
Manor Farm now offer FREE weekly sessions on Monday mornings to improve financial inclusion supported by Lloyds Bank. ‘Keeping your personal information secure online’ ‘Online and mobile banking’ and ‘Make money work!’ They are completely FREE and take place in the Manor Bytes computer suite at Manor Farm every Monday morning between 10am and 1pm! Find out more by calling 01922 614316  
IT ALL ADDS UP!

IT ALL ADDS UP!

5th September 2017
A superb range of activities is once again available at Manor Farm in Rushall.   Building on success year after year, we now offer our most comprehensive programme of leisure and learning activities ever! As well as opportunities to improve your ICT skills, Maths and English we also can support you gaining certificates in Craft and Design, Childcare and even Teaching qualifications. There are so many choices for study or spendin... more
Sizzling Offer for Sports Hall Hire!

Sizzling Offer for Sports Hall Hire!

2nd June 2017
Summer Sports Madness with a Sizzling Offer for Summer!! Looking to hire the Sports Hall? Here’s our Summer Special Offer ... Sports Hall hire throughout June, July and August 2017   Sports Hall is now ONLY £31 per hour!                                                                                            (usual price £41 per hour)                                                Book NOW to avoid disappointment... more
YOU MUST READ THIS!

YOU MUST READ THIS!

5th May 2017
Time to start thinking about yourself! All these exciting opportunities have been designed with you in mind.  Why not check them out?  Make the quick telephone call or pop in to see us.  There is no obligation and you might just find what you are looking for.  After all ... what have you got to lose?   GENERAL COURSES OPEN DAY Wednesday 24th May 10-2pm Pop in and chat about any of our courses and pre-book a place on your chos... more
Walking is always better than Talking

Walking is always better than Talking

21st April 2017
A nice group of people got together recently and started talking about getting fit, losing weight and enjoying some healthy exercise.  They also said they didn't want to 'go mad,' join a gym, pay for personal trainers or buy expensive training gear. Before long they had talked themselves into having a brisk walk for 30 minutes before the weekend. Everyone has busy lives so it was agreed to meet at 7.30am and 'get it over with' be... more
Afternoon Tea with the Mayor

Afternoon Tea with the Mayor

14th March 2017
Volunteers at Manor Farm were highly honoured this month when they were invited to take afternoon tea with Councillor Kath Phillips, Mayor of Walsall.  And what a 'Bostin' Tea Party' it was! The wonderful work of local individuals, organisations and charities in the borough certainly doesn't go unnoticed and was generously recognised and rewarded with Kath's kind words and a lovely afternoon of entertainment which also helped rai... more
Floristry - a Bloomin' Success

Floristry - a Bloomin' Success

8th March 2017
Manor Farm were invited to the recent opening of a fabulous new floristry shop this month - which just happens to showcase an astounding young florist called Leigh Park. A student at Manor Farm CA he is working towards another admirable accreditation through his floristry course in our evening adult education programme.   He  launched his new floristry and floral display shop La Vie En Rose, at 48 North Street, Bridgetown WS11 ... more
Walsall Walk On

Walsall Walk On

26th January 2017
Volunteer Walker Leader Training Keen walkers in Walsall who are interested in sharing their passion with others are being urged to consider becoming volunteer walk leaders. First session takes place at Bloxwich Active Living Centre on 2nd February This will be a great way to have a leisurely stroll, make new friends and help local people get a little more active. Walsall NHS Healthcare are particularly interested to hear from... more
Bill's for the Chop!

Bill's for the Chop!

19th January 2017
A smashing event will take place at Rushall Community Centre on Sunday afternoon 12th February.   One of our great volunteers is undergoing an unbelievable personal transformation for a very worthwhile cause.   The one and only Bill Harris, better known as Silver Scheme Driver and annual Santa Claus, will be having his beard shaved off, his head shaved and even his eyebrows removed!     Now, everyone who knows him will be aw... more
A Living Memory

A Living Memory

18th November 2016
Our volunteers recently helped a party of Silver Scheme older people enjoy a visit to the Pelsall History Society as part of the ‘Living memory’ project to commemorate the Battle of the Somme that took place 100 years ago. The ‘Living Memory’ is a project by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the Big Ideas Company that ensures that the 1.7 million people who died in the two world wars will never be forgotten. It encoura... more
Bowled Over!

Bowled Over!

15th November 2016
Our Silver Scheme Co-ordinator organised two fabulous lunchtime ventures down the pub this week - all in the name of keeping fit and healthy!   The excuse was to play skittles and have a hearty lunch - washed down with the tipple of their choice. Our Silver Scheme folk enjoyed scampi and chips and other traditional pub grub and had a good laugh as each managed to rack up a great score knocking down the nine pins.  One or two h... more
Is this the job for you?

Is this the job for you?

24th October 2016
We are currently looking for....   First Friends Day Nursery Pelsall Lane, Pelsall WS4 1NG A permanent full time Level 3 Qualified Nursery Practitioner Salary: £14,976 plus contributory pension Location: First Friends Nursery, EDC Site, Pelsall Lane.   Application deadline: 11th November 2016 We request a CV and covering letter for this role to be sent to Manor Farm either by email or delivered to Manor Farm Community Ce... more