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Heritage Project Officer vacancy

Friday, 19 December 2014

90 years of Woodcraft Folk - Heritage Project Officer

Salary: £25,265 +£2,500 ILW
Location: SE17 London
Fixed term until 31st March 2016

If you feel you can motivate and support others to explore, record, interpret, share and celebrate the diverse history of Woodcraft Folk then we want to hear from you!

90 years of Woodcraft Folk project to launch in the New Year

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

In the New Year Woodcraft Folk will be launching a new project to reflect on its 90 year history. The project will involve opportunities for members of all ages to explore:

• The difference Woodcraft Folk has made on people’s lives, leaders and children
• How society has changed in the last 90 years – do we live in a fairer more equal world?
• Personal stories and memories through oral history recordings
• Material held at the Youth Movement archive at LSE and the National Co-operative Archive

Folk Supply closed until January 2015

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

We'd like to advise all our members that the deadline for Folk Supply orders for this festive period has now passed. Folk Supply is now closed until the New Year for Stock take and the holidays. Any orders received will not be dispatched until the new year.

If you would still like to proceed to the Folk Supply online store please click here.

Items available in Folk Supply.

UK Project Manager wanted

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Woodcraft Folk is growing, join us 

UK New Groups Project Manager

35hr per week, £25,265 - £29,745

Fixed term until 31st March 2016

Job location to be agreed on appointment, the post holder will be working with development teams across North Wales, Merseyside, West Yorkshire, County Durham and southern Scotland

Bushcraft Leader Training Camp 2 – 4 May 2015

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

This three day training camp will be held at our very own Woodcraft Park Farm, in Lurgashall

We will camp in tents on the edge of the woods and will take part in bushcraft training in the bushcraft area within the woods and in the main barn building of the farm.

New Partnership with Sense in Glasgow

Monday, 24 November 2014

Volunteering Makes Sense !Sense Scotland and Woodcraft Folk are joining forces in an exciting new project in Glasgow's Southside.  This project aims to provide children with complex needs and learning disabilities the opportunity to participate in a new Woodcraft Folk group based at Sense's Touchbase facility in Glasgow.

The Londoner

Saturday, 22 November 2014

 

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from the London region.

New Leader Training Available!!

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

GREAT NEWS!! We’re hosting ‘New Leader Training’ at the Lockerbrook centre this December, March & September 2015.

Members are welcome to come along and take part in a weekend of different workshops focused on supporting our children and young people in the movement.

Woodcraft Folk's 1st Boardgame Camp

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Woodcraft 1st Boardgame Camp

Myself and Joe pulled up at Darsham Country Centre in the darkness around 9:30pm. They weren’t joking when they said it was close to the train tracks, it literary is the train station with platform 1 looking into the dining room and lounge. We went around the back to find our way in to find Fin and Stephen sitting in the dining room looking at a pile of games. This game pile would soon expand to fill the whole table as I emptied by game filled car boot to give us a massive range to try to play through.

Here I Am Project

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Here I am is a project set up and run by Angie Ross and Shona Cattan in conjunction with The Choas Venturers

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