Volunteer Walk Leaders Wanted!!
Healthy Living Initiative is looking for volunteers to lead
healthy walks in Battersea. We are currently seeking volunteer
walk leaders so that we can extend this popular programme
during summer and beyond.
is an ideal opportunity for people who enjoy walking and are
friendly and outgoing. And the good news is that you don't
have to be super fit! All of our walks start out as being
less than two miles and usually end with a visit to a local
café! Two volunteers lead each walk, and each volunteer
is asked to go on one walk or more a week. In return we provide
free training and support for our volunteers.
are looking for volunteers to join us as soon as possible
for our summer walks programme. If you are interested please
phone Hazel on 020 8682 5938 or 020 7978 5112.
is Battersea Healthy Living Initiative?
The fund works with partners from public, voluntary and private
sectors to fund initiatives, with particular focus on the
needs of those who are most disadvantaged in society. It is
one of many similar projects throughout the UK. It will offer:
· Mobile information and advice service to increase legitimate
uptake of welfare benefits
· Healthy eating initiative for health & social eating with
enhanced access for people with mobility difficulties
· Counselling for young adults providing ready & informal
access to the service
· Creative arts initiative for mental wellbeing through Outreach
sessions in community settings
· Physical activity project providing readily accessible,
affordable, safe & effective opportunities for exercise
was awarded almost £1,000,000 from the New Opportunities Fund
to help local people over the next five years. The NOF distributes
National Lottery money to health, education & environment
projects across the UK.