Birchfield Health and Wellbeing Day

Looking for ways to get healthier and happier? Please join us at the Birchfield Health and Wellbeing Day on Thursday 13th July at Grosvenor Road Studios, 16 Grosvenor Road B20 3NP.  A chance to meet and talk with local health providers about ways to improve your health and the health and well-being of your family. Please join us any time between 10 – 12midday; 1 – 3pm and 4 – 6pm. Light refreshments provided.

ATHAC & Birchfield Big Local

ATHAC & Birchfield Big Local

ATHAC supports parents and carers with children with disabilities, organising residential trips and opportunities for children and young people to experience creative arts, outdoor and environmental activities.

Youth Worker

We are delighted to welcome Russell Green who has just joined the Birchfield Big Local team as Youth Worker. Russell trained in Youth and Community work at Westhill College, Birmingham and is familiar with the Handsworth area having worked at Oaklands Young People’s Centre. Russell will be out and about to meet with young people, parents and community organisations in the Birchfield area in the weeks to come. We will be featuring an interview with Russell in the next newsletter.

BRAG Spring Open Day

Birchfield Residents Action Group are holding their annual Spring Open Day (1 – 4pm) on Saturday 6th May at the Allotment Pavilion – off Livingstone Road (opposite Broadway Dance Centre).

  • Children’s activities
  • Free planters for gardens and window sills
  • Food and drink
  • Live music
  • Visits to the community allotment

Come and celebrate the launch of this year’s Bloom in Birchfield campaign. All welcome!

Youth Worker

Birchfield Big Local is offering an exciting opportunity for someone to take on the role of part-time Youth Worker to engage with young people to make Birchfield an even better place to live and work.

BIRCHFIELD BIG LOCAL YOUTH WORKER

(Fixed term contract until 31st December 2018)

£11,428.57 per annum (based on full-time equivalent of £20,000 per annum)

20 hours per week

Based at Grosvenor Road Studios, 16 Grosvenor Road, Birchfield, Birmingham B20 3NP

The Youth Worker will engage and build relationships with young people in the Birchfield Big Local area to facilitate their personal, social and educational development and enable them to develop their voice, influence and place in the local community and wider society. To develop the work of Birchfield Big Local with young people including youth activities, volunteering, and opportunities for young people to contribute to the Big Local outcomes. The person appointed will be employed through BVSC who act as the Local Trusted Organisation for Birchfield Big Local.

Closing date for applications – Monday 10th April 2017 (by 10.00am)

Interviews to take place on Tuesday 18th April 2017

For an informal discussion about this role and Birchfield Big Local please contact Andrew Simons on 07421 994752 or 0121 448 5594

To request an application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 678 8899 or recruitment@bvsc.org

BRAG Project Manager Post

Birchfield Regeneration Action Group (BRAG) is looking for a part-time Project Manager to be based at Livingstone Road Community Allotment. The post involves working with the BRAG committee, volunteers and others to manage, maintain and develop the Livingstone Road Community Allotment site, and also organising the annual Bloom in Birchfield campaign – part of a national initiative to encourage local residents to take greater pride in their neighbourhoods.

For further details and an application form, please contact Andrew Simons on – telephone: 0121 448 5594 (mobile: 07421 994 752) or email: andrew@birchfieldbiglocal.org

The closing date for applications has been extended to 10.00am on Monday 27th February.