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The Impact of Puberty by Geoff Evans - Friday 16th June (7.00pm - 9.30pm)

Bexley National Austistic Society are very pleased to welcome Geoff Evans back to Bexley to talk about the impact of puberty/adolescence for youngsters on the Autistic Spectrum on Friday 16th June, 7.00-9.30pm.

Since qualifying as a social worker in the 1970s Geoff has dedicated his career to supporting individuals with autism and is considered by many as an expert in the field. He has written various publications, gained a reputation as both a national and international speaker and sits as an independant chair on a local authority consultation group.

Quiz Night for Christian Aid - Sat 20th May at 7pm

Geddes Place United Reformed Church will be holding a Quiz Night on Saturday 20th May at 7pm.

It will be a general knowledge quiz raising funds to support Christian Aid.

Six people to a team - but if you're not a full team, you're still more than welcome and everyone is encouraged to bring their own drinks and nibbles.

Tickets are £6 per team (includes tea/coffee during the interval) and doors open at 6.30pm.

What is an Outcome?

It has been a busy passage of time since my last blog entry. The first Cohort of the Impact in Action programme have attended the Leading Change session where we discussed project planning, being an open leader and open organisation, identifying a need to change and handy time management tips. It was a jam-packed session which included a resource pack and a lot of links to useful websites.

COMPASS Project Coordinator job vacancy (BVSC and Bexley Voice)

BVSC and Bexley Voice are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and knowledgeable individual to develop and deliver the new COMPASS project in collaboration with families and partners in Bexley. You will be committed to improving outcomes for families where children have ADHD and/or ASD.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 11th May 2017.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd May 2017 

Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society report and Impact

Since my last blog things have moved quickly: the Impact in Action project is now in full swing with 12 recruited groups preparing to undertake their first training session at the end of April. These Bexley impact pioneers will learn the skills to effectively measure and demonstrate the difference they make.

Volunteering is *everyone’s* responsibility

Most volunteer-involving organisations will have some form of volunteer manager or volunteer coordinator. It might not be their job title – they may be an office manager who has been given responsibility for looking after volunteers – or it might not even be part of their job description at all. For some people this work has fallen to them by default.

Good Gym Launches!

GoodGym has launched in Bexley! 

GoodGym is a community of runners that combine getting fit with doing good.  They stop off on their runs to do manual labour for community organisations and to support isolated older people with social visits and one-off tasks they can’t do on their own.  It’s a great way to get fit, meet new people and do some good.  There are three main strands of the work that GoodGym are doing:  

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