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New job alert: Community Connector

Help and Connect is all about putting people in charge of their lives, getting around challenges and problems and finding a better life and informal support and friendship in community. You will work with a varied bunch of people experiencing learning disability and autism. They will be living either with family or independently and not […]

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New job alert: Teenvine Plus Young People’s Worker

It’s a tough time for us all right now. Do you want to help young people facing the toughest challenges of all? You will get the chance to turn around the lives of disabled young people, helping them create a plan of action for positive futures. With your help they will also connect with others, […]

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Introducing our three new starters

October has been busy. We’ve been making plans for the months ahead and also adjustments to the way we work as government guidelines evolve in response to COVID-19. But one positive – or three! – has been getting to know new people joining the Grapevine team. Rose, Suzie and Calvin work across three existing projects […]

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Invitation to October’s Collaboration Station

Collaboration Station is Coventry’s open ideas night. Each month Coventry locals come together to collaborate and develop ideas into community-led action against isolation. People powered social action sparked by Grapevine’s Connecting for Good Cov. Join the movement. Each month we welcome breakout rooms around various ideas and social actions. Confirmed so far for October are: […]

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Rethink, rebuild: Seizing this system-shifting moment

Grapevine CEO Clare Wightman hosts a breakout session on systems thinking at today’s NPC Ignites conference. Alongside co-hosts Seth Reynolds from NPC and Diane Smith (Head of Programme, Fulfilling Lives in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham), she will discuss why the systemic change brought to a head by the Coronavirus pandemic demands a systemic response from […]

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