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  • BFI Film Academy 2018-19 Applications Now Open

    BFI Film Academy 2018-19 Applications Now Open

    The BFI Film Academy are recruiting twenty young people aged 16-19 to take part in the academy at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield from Wednesday 7th November until Saturday 26th January. The deadline for applications is Tuesday October 23rd at midday.

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  • Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step To Employment

    Walking for Purpose - Take the Next Step To Employment

    Walking for Purpose will be launching its 6th block of walks on October 8th, delivering the project in Burngreave and Woodhouse. Walking for Purpose offers jobseekers the opportunity to gain valuable skills and training that employers want, whilst being active with a gentle walk.

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  • CHANGE 'Learning by Doing Together' project

    CHANGE 'Learning by Doing Together' project

    Learning disability rights charity CHANGE are launching a new research project around creating peer-support-worker job roles for people with learning disabilities. They would like to talk with learning disability advocacy groups about your experiences and knowledge of employment issues and invite you to take part in a Skype conversation on this topic.

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  • September Teacake Club Newsletter

    September Teacake Club Newsletter

    Read September’s edition of ‘The Teacake’, Opportunity Sheffield’s new newsletter featuring a round up of information on employment-related activity in Sheffield, typically services, projects, training courses, jobs fairs and vacancies.

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  • Money Matters for Single Parent Mums

    Money Matters for Single Parent Mums

    The Women’s Hub, part of Sheffield’s Equality Hub Network are wanting to talk to as many single parent mums as possible, from all backgrounds, about how you cope financially and practically. The aim of the project is to improve services in Sheffield and raise awareness of the impacts of wage poverty and austerity. They would particularly like to hear from disabled single parent Mums.

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  • The Young Carers Activity Fund gives carers aged under 18 a break

    The Young Carers Activity Fund gives carers aged under 18 a break

    The Young Carers Activity Fund is designed to give young carers aged under 18 a break from their caring role and to give them a choice about how they take this break. The closing dates for applications for 2018-19 are 5pm on Friday 12th October 2018 and Friday 8th February 2019.

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  • National Autistic Society : 'Autism Hour' Shopping Experience

    National Autistic Society : 'Autism Hour' Shopping Experience

    The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour campaign, backed by celebrities such as Chris Packham, is creating a week of autism friendly shopping experiences across the UK. Shops, businesses and shopping centres will be holding Autism Hours throughout the second week of October (6-13).

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  • Disability Hub Meeting

    Disability Hub Meeting

    The next meeting of the Disability Hub is on Tuesday 25 September 2018 from 2-4pm at The Circle. The Hub is one of the ways in which disabled people can have a greater say on the services and businesses disabled people interact with locally.

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  • Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Being a Good Employer Training Modules

    Do you employ your own Personal Assistants or Carers but want more skills and knowledge to boost your confidence as an employer? Or are you looking to hire them but don’t know where to start? Then our free courses are for you! Our training on ‘Being a Good Employer’ for individual employers is split into three modules. You can attend all three or any you feel necessary for yourself. The first module on Advertising and Recruiting takes place on Monday 24 September.

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  • Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Right to Participate Launch and Equality Act Video

    Disability Rights UK have launched this project , video and other resources about the Equality Act, to increase awareness of the Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination and how to use it in everyday situations.

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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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