Care Package Project Impact

In March 2020, at the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Country was placed into a full lockdown. Worcester Community Trust (WCT) responded by establishing a Care Package Project (CPP) to support those who were isolating, shielding or in need of some additional...

Worcester Community Trust recognised as a UK Business hero

Worcester Community Trust is delighted to have been recognised by the British Chambers of Commerce in recognition of our work supporting our local community during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Nominated by Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce as a...

Domestic Abuse Champions needed

“HELP US TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE! Throughout COVID-19 lockdown, domestic abuse victims & children in our county have been stuck with their perpetrators with no access to support from our available services. Since lockdown eased, our core agencies have been...

All our Community Centres are Covid secure and open for bookings

We are are delighted that our centres, although appointment based, are now open for bookings. If you are looking for a venue to hold a meeting, training course, exercise class, activity, or you have other requirements, please do...

As we emerge from Lockdown to a new kind of normal please take a few minutes to read a message from our CEO Ruth Heywood

Worcester Community Trust, the communities we serve, along with the whole country have been through the most unprecedented of times in the past 4 months. As lockdown begins to ease we reflect on what has been a challenging time...

Worcester Community Trust runs 10 different projects across the City of Worcester and manages 6 community hubs including the Building Block in Warndon, working with those who need support improving health and wellbeing. Last year we provided opportunities and support to over 4500 people, enhancing skills, increasing confidence and bringing people together.

This is just some of the impact we have had since April 2017 to now – we can only do all this with your support!

Hot meals served to older people

Youth sessions taken place

People gaining accredited training or learning new skills

Women supported to leave an abusive relationship

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Care Package Project Impact

In March 2020, at the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Country was placed into a full lockdown. Worcester Community Trust (WCT) responded by establishing a Care Package Project (CPP) to support those who were isolating, shielding or in need of some additional...

CEO to take on the #The40thrace

Ruth Heywood, CEO of Worcester Community Trust this weekend takes on the London Marathon #The40thrace her own way. With both the original April date and the rearranged October date both cancelled due to Covid-19 thousands of runners will now take on the Marathon on...

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Join us over zoom on Friday 11th March @ 6pm for a 30 minute fun filled science spectacular with Boffin Jack! 👨‍🔬🧪 Be prepared to be amazed! Places are free of charge but you must register in advance to get the zoom linkTo register and claim a free science pack for your child please email stacey@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk #BSW21It’s Saturday! Though things are limited at the moment, I hope you all have a lovely weekend. We LOVE science, and next week all of our sessions will have a science theme, in celebration of British Science Week. But what is more exciting, is our special guest... Boffin Jack is going to be doing a super special show for us! So please feelwelcome to join us for some explosive fun on Friday 12th March. Also we’d love it if you could share with your friends! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to drop me a message. Stacey ... See MoreSee Less
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Our science experiment for today is walking water 🌈 all you need is some food colouring, clear glasses, water and kitchen paper towel.Let us know how you get on my posting your pictures below! #BSW21 ... See MoreSee Less
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To celebrate #BSW21 British Science Week we will be posting a fun science activity every day for you to try at home! Why not try to make this simple volcano using things you can find in your cupboards. No food colouring? just make it without!Why not post your pictures or videos below so we can see how you get on! ... See MoreSee Less
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Today is the start of British Science Week #BSW21 and we have lots of exciting things planned.Sign up to our 2 sessions next week where we talk all things Peri & Menopause on Thursday 11th March, and on Friday 12th March we talk to Erin Melville in 'Meet the Scientist' about her journey in to a career in Science.We also have some fun things planned for children and young people so watch this space!To sign up for the talks next week email jorae@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk to get the zoom details ... See MoreSee Less
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Are you worried that your children's reading has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic? Are you concerned that your child is falling behind having been away from school for so long? "What takes ten seconds, costs nothing and could help change your child's life forever?"Turn on the Subtitles is a really easy way of encouraging your child to read as they watch the TV - take a minute to listen to Stephen Fry and find out how easy it is!#turnonthesubtitles #ReadingIsFUNdamental ... See MoreSee Less
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Join our team!Project Worker - Community ConnectorsWe are recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced Project Worker with experiencing of organising and delivering community activities and supporting vulnerable adults to access support in the local community. Community Connectors is a 4 year The National Lottery Community Fund project aiming to tackle social isolation, low self-esteem and confidence and low level mental health by bringing people together to create support networks and connect people to each other and mainstream services. The main purpose of the role will be to set up and run drop-in sessions, activities and social groups and provide one to one support to individuals.The post is 16 hours/week fixed term until October 2024For more information and to download the full job description and application form please visit our website www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/Closes 9am on Tuesday 16th March 2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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Join our Team!BBO Job CoachWorcester Community Trust is a partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium, Fusion WorcestershireFusion have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County. The project is currently in its fourth year and is planned to run until September 2022.To take forward our success we are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach. You will work with Worcester Community Trust and the wider BBO team to provide employment support to participants. The appointed person is required to work with people furthest from the labour market and support individuals through a tailored and creative action plan enabling people to reach their full potential.For more information and to request an application pack please visit our website www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/a…/job-vacancies/Closing date: 9am on Monday 15th March 2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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There is still plenty of time to apply for our Project Manager - JOY project vacancy. Closing date extended to 9am on Wednesday 3rd March. Interviews will take place on Friday 12th March.All information available on our website: www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/📢 We are hiring!An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager within the JOY Project to manage the existing project and lead it into its future incarnation. The JOY Project is currently funded through the The National Lottery Community Fund to support vulnerable and disadvantaged women to gain the skills and confidence they need to move into volunteering and employment opportunities. For more information and to request an application form please visit our website www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/Closing date: 9am on 26th February 2021 ... See MoreSee Less
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We have a significant birthday in the Worcester Community Trust family! Ronkswood Community Centre is 30 years old today! 🥳🎈🎁🎉🎂what memories do you have of the centre from over the past 30 years? feel free to share below ⬇ ... See MoreSee Less
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Missed out on the London Marathon ballot this year? Contemplating entering the virtual ballot instead? We were delighted to announce that we have secured 10 places in the Virtual London Marathon on 3rd October 2021.We are seeking 10 individuals to run on behalf of Worcester Community Trust and help us raise vital funds towards the work we do across Worcester City.To express your interest, request an application form or just get some more information please send an email to sarahm@worcestercommunitytrust.org.ukThere will be a minimum fundraising target that individuals will be expected to agree too.All runners will receive an official finishers T-shirt and medal. Worcester Athletic Club - endurance/running Black Pear Joggers The Malvern Joggers forum Happy Feet Fitness Worcester Triathlon Club Absolute Triathlon Club - Worcester ... See MoreSee Less
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