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Volunteer Stories – Mo

I started volunteering for home-start back in 2007 I believe!  I originally applied for a job as an administrator and was impressed by the trustees that I met and the ethos of the organisation.  I was asked if I would … Continue reading

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Abseil Update

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Abseil in May and all who sponsored us.  With your help we have smashed our target of £5000 and raised over £7000 so far with donations still coming in. Thank you

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Volunteers Week – A Big Thank You

The Home-Start team would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers for the wonderful work they do supporting families in North Somerset.

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Volunteer Stories – Our Volunteer Jane

Jane abseiling for Home-Start North Somerset How long have you been volunteering for Home-Start? I have been volunteering for Home-Start North Somerset for over two years after 10  sessions of training. Why did you decide to volunteer for Home-Start? Having been a … Continue reading

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Volunteer Stories – Our Volunteer Mel

I have been a volunteer for three years. I decided to become a volunteer as my children had all gone to school and I had the spare time. I saw the advert in the school newsletter. I knew how it … Continue reading

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Vacancy for Perinatal Mental Health Project Coordinator

20 hours per week on a fixed term contract until end of March 2019 (NJC Salary Scale 21-27 £19,126 – £22,958 pro rata) Home-Start is a voluntary organisation which is committed to the welfare of families with at least one … Continue reading

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Home-Start Abseil Update

What a great day we had last Saturday! 30 Abseilers rose to the challenge of coming down that mighty cliff – well done everyone involved. It was lovely to see so many friends and family there supporting, just what Home-Start is … Continue reading

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We are recruiting volunteers now

You can make a real difference to families who are struggling to enjoy family life for a variety of reasons by volunteering for Home-Start. You will need to be a parent and able to offer friendship and support to a … Continue reading

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Nailsea May Fayre

Home-Start North Somerset Trustees raised a fantastic £198 at Nailsea May Fayre this weekend. There was an opportunity to meet with previous Home-Start families, volunteers and referrers. Thank you to everyone who contributed.  

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Charity Abseil – Saturday 6th May 2017

We are holding an Abseil fundraising event at Sandford Quarry on Saturday 6th May. Mendip Outdoor Pursuits will be hosting the event from 10.00 until 4.00pm. Anyone from age 14-88 years can have a go. It’s a 150 foot drop, … Continue reading

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