Friday, 27 June 2008


Hammersmith and Fulham Citizens Advice Bureau
Volunteer Trainee Adviser

We are currently recruiting for trainee advisers and have an
Open Day on Friday 27th June between 11am and 1pm in Fulham where you can come along, chat to staff and volunteers, learn more about this role, have a go at some of the tasks involved and decide if this is the right opportunity for you.
You can then complete an application pack.

You don't need any particular qualifications or experience to train as an adviser. All sorts of people are CAB advisers.
You need to be:
• good at listening,
• able to work as part of a team,
• willing to learn,
• able to read and write English and do basic maths,
• be open minded, be non-judgemental and
• enjoy helping people.

You don't need to know it all. We train you in the skills you need to deliver a high quality service to clients. Our up to the minute electronic information system contains most of the details you will need.

You won't be left alone, there will always be an experienced person to give you support, answer your questions and help you develop.
The training is thorough and is widely recognised for its quality. As a result, it requires a minimum of 2 days per week availability for at least 9-12 months.

We will be as flexible as possible to fit in with child care or other responsibilities.

If you are interested in coming along, please contact us for further details.

Phil Storey
Training and Development Manager
Hammersmith and Fulham CAB
020 7610 3008

Hi Everyone,

Just to let you know that we are running further food hygiene training in the Borough- This time in FULHAM.

The dates are

30.6.08 Registration 9.30 – 12.30

10.7.08 CV Writing and Customers Service 9.30 – 16.30

17.7.08 Food Hygiene Training (Multi-choice questions at end of day) 9.30 – 16.30

We are holding these sessions at HAFAD, Greswell Street, Fulham, London SW6 9PX.

If you have any service users you think may be interested in attending this training, please let me know on 020 8741 9876 or by return email.

We will be holding this training across all the West London Boroughs over the coming months, so if you do not have anyone this time around, you can refer them for the future.

Kind regards

Helen Purcell

Project Co-ordinator

Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre

148 King Street

London W6 0QU

020 8746 9876
START programme for young people (13-19 years)

About the START programme
START is a unique, industry-led training programme for young people from across West London. The programme delivers literacy and numeracy qualifications through imbedded performing arts.

Following an individual learning plan and initial assessment, young people will be supported in achieving a City
and Guilds Literacy qualification at level 1 or 2 equivalent to a GCSE in English on the National Qualifications

Participants are introduced to a variety of skills including acting, dance, graffiti, and lyrics. Participants are
assigned a Peer Mentor and are supported by the Lyric's Creative Learning team and work towards a small

In partnership with the BBC, Connexions H & F and the Volunteers Centre, we provide each participant with supported progression pathways such as further education, volunteering opportunities, work experience
placements and apprenticeships.

When does the next START programme run?
Spring: April 1 – May 9, 12pm – 6pm
Summer: 21 July – 29 August, 12pm – 6pm

How does a young person find out more?
Give Serina a call for an informal interview and to book a place on the following:
Introductory drama sessions: Wednesdays 5, 12, 19 & 26 March, 2pm – 4pm
Taster day: March 10, 1.45pm – 3.30pm

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Serina Apaloo - Gordon
Creative Learning Projects Manager
Direct Line: 020 8741 6864
Mbl: 07926 637 006
Fax: 020 8741 5965

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