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Volunteer Recruitment (360G-OCF-A493898)

This grant would cover costs to the charity of recruitment, training, resourcing, and support for one year 30 new volunteers who would support at least 90 children during the year

£4,000

26 Nov 2018

Grant details
Amount Applied For 10000
Amount Awarded 4000
Award Date 2018-11-26T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E01028468
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type LSOA
Beneficiary Location: Name Cherwell 015D
Grant Programme: Code Education & Skills 2018
Grant Programme: Title Delivering Impact
Impact Category Improve life skills, education, employability and enterprise
Last Modified 2019-01-21T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Duration (months) 12
Planned Dates: End Date 2020-01-01T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2019-01-01T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Children (5 – 12)
Primary beneficiary Children and Young People
Primary ethnicity All Ethnicities
Primary issue Education, learning and training
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1146276
Recipient Org: Company Number 07962217
Recipient Org: Description Recruits, trains and supports volunteers who work with primary school children, sharing books, games & chat, developing a supportive relationship with the aim of imparting a love of reading,. It is a life enhancing experience for both children and volunteers. After successfully completing our application, checking and training process each volunteer is given a placement in a nearby school. Children selected for ARCh support spend 2 half hour sessions with their volunteers each week, sharing books, games and chat. The charity provides resources carefully chosen to encourage even the most reluctant reader. The most important element of the sessions is fun; volunteers impart their own enthusiasm to the children, and together they share the joy of reading. Volunteers continue to work with the same children for a year, allowing time to get to know one another, for confidence to build and for friendly, supportive relationships to develop. By the end of the year our aim is that the children enjoy reading for pleasure and for purpose. The majority of our volunteers are based in the community but we do also operate an employer supported volunteering scheme and work with Oxford University Press in this way.
Recipient Org: Postal Code OX26 6AA
Recipient Org: Web Address http://archoxfordshire.org.uk
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Recipient Region South Central
Recipient District Cherwell District
Recipient District Geographic Code E07000177
Recipient Ward Bicester East Ward
Recipient Ward Geographic Code E05010925