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2027: A 12-month, salaried job and professional development programme

2027 providing 12-month, salaried job and professional development programme

Do you have more than 2 years’ experience working or volunteering in a frontline-based role in your community? Are you keen to develop your career, getting paid whilst undertaking first-class professional development and having a say on how funding is spent? Do you consider yourself to be from a working-class community? You may like to consider applying for 2027!
What is 2027?
2027 is a 12-month, salaried job and professional development programme, which gives talented people from working class communities the tools to become a leader in grant-giving organisations, creating real change in communities.
At the heart of 2027 is a paid 12-month job at a leading foundation or trust. A grant-giving organisation such as a foundation or trust is a charity that funds individuals or other organisations to run projects that positively impact the community.

Apply now! Applications are open now and will close on 25th April 2018.
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Free health and wellbeing sessions for people affected by Sickle Cell Disorder
Free health and well being sessions for people affected by Sickle Cell Disorder
The Sickle Cell Society is funded by London Borough of Hackney to run a range of health and well being sessions for people affected by sickle cell disorder. 
Our project supports individuals and families affected by sickle cell to better manage the condition and to link into a range of dedicated support.
Our next event is:
Relax, Unwind and Renew  - Exploring 3 easy steps to feeling calmer and more relaxed.
17 and 24 February, 11.30am - 2pm. Ending with a free lunch.
Pembury Community Centre, 1 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, E8 1FA
To book or for more information about this and future events, contact:

Free training and volunteering to support Hackney’s communities

Free training and volunteering to support Hackney’s communities

Shoreditch Trust are recruiting for Community Champion Volunteers to help us support general health and wellbeing in Hackney and to spread the stop smoking message. We are looking for people from all walks of life who are keen to share their enthusiasm for supporting others. No experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

Course details

The course consists of four training and induction modules each of which lasts half a day. Course 1 is scheduled to run the four modules over two days; course 2, (an evening course) is scheduled over four evenings.

Course 1 will run on Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd February, from 9:30am to 5pm.

Course 2 will run in the evening on Monday 5th, Wednesday 7th, Monday 12th and Wednesday 14th March, from 5pm to 8:30pm. Please note that this course is dependent on demand.

Fred Agbah, Shoreditch Trust Head Office, 0207 033 8509

GDPR Compliance - training session

GDPR Compliance - training session

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May 2018 and most organisations in all sectors will need to make some changes in order to comply.
This intensive workshop aims to provide you with in-depth knowledge on how to be GDPR compliant by May 2018. This includes how it should be applied in practice and the importance for data controllers and data processors holding personal information to ensure that correct frameworks and systems are in place in order to comply.

Who is this aimed at? Anyone who has an overall responsibility for data protection within the organisation ideally Data Protection Officers and/or Data Protection leads. It is also recommended for senior staff members and/or decision makers who are tasked with ensuring GDPR compliance by 25 May 2018.

This workshop will be run by Mohammed Mansour, GDPR practitioner with over 10 years’ experience of corporate data management and designing personal information & security management systems for International NGOs and charities in the UK.

What will I take away? In-depth knowledge of the GDPR requirements and the new changes. 

Knowledge of the current standards which meet the compliance requirements of GDPR.
Resources to support your compliance efforts including a GDPR audit and analysis. 
Knowledge about handling subject access requests (SAR), incident response and data breach reporting. 
Knowledge about legal requirements for a data protection impact assessment (DPIA)
Knowledge about how to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR
February 27th, 2018 10:00 AM through 1:00 PM
24-30 Dalston Lane

Finance Officer - Relief International

Finance Officer

Relief International is a leading non-profit organisation working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialise in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

You will be supporting the UK Financial Controller to with the production of the financial accounting and reporting. Be responsible for the daily treasury, general ledger operations and balance sheet reconciliations. Review and process the grant agreements and ensure the funds are sent within appropriate time frames. As well as supporting other teams in the organisation with financial information as they required, including budgeting and forecasting.

Your experience will be gained in a complex finance function ideally within the international development non-profit sector.You will have an accountancy qualification (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA) or actively studying towards it and strong communication skills, both written and verbal. You will bring with a proven track record of working to tight deadlines and have experience with NetSuite or equivalent adaptive planning or other financial software. You will a bring strong attention to detail as well as the ability to manage a variety of financial activities.

Closing date: 21 February 2018

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