Urban Growth – Volunteer Assistant

Do you enjoy working outside? Do you enjoy cooking? Do you want to gain experience of supporting individuals with wide ranging mental health needs? Do you love vegetables? If the answer to all four is yes, then please keep reading. We are looking for a keen, reliable individual to help assist our Urban Growth coordinator on-site for two days a week.

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Jobs in Mind and SMART join up for new West London service

We are pleased to announce that Jobs In Mind will be working in partnership with SMART (St Mary Abbots Rehabilitation and Training) to run a new employment service in West London. This is an exciting and innovative project, will be part of the new Community Living Well service in the area which aims to build…

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Comedy fundraiser for Urban Growth

Bec Hill, a comedian and one of our neighbours at Elm Village, has kindly organised a fundraiser in aid of Urban Growth’s Elm Village site to help us repair recent on-site damage from vandalism. The event will be taking place at the Camden Head on Thursday, 22 October at 7.30pm. The event will be featuring: Abigoliah…

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Urban Growth – Volunteer Assistant

Do you enjoy working outside? Do you want to gain experience of supporting individuals with wide ranging mental health needs? Do you love vegetables? If the answer to all three is yes then please keep reading. We are a mental health charity whose varied services provide specialist support and advice around problems at work, training…

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Urban Growth features in the Guardian

Growing food in hidden corners of urban areas is becoming an increasing phenomenon; community gardens are appearing not only all over the UK but around Europe and the US. In a feature on urban food growing, our Urban Growth project is mentioned, along with a great photograph of our Elm Village site. http://bit.ly/1HhRFNx

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Urban Growth news

We welcome our new co-ordinator, follow us on Twitter to see what we are up to. There has been lots of activity at our Urban Growth project recently. The two sites in Camden Town provide people with mental ill health to work outside, learn about horticulture and grow organic vegetables and fruit. We are delighted…

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Chris speeds to marathon success for Jobs in Mind

Jobs In Mind Director, Chris Thomas ran the 26.2 miles of Brighton Marathon on Sunday to raise funds for Jobs In Mind. Not only have his efforts raised almost £1,000 for the charity, he also managed a personal best time of 3 hours, 57 minutes and 40 seconds. Chris said “I want to thank everyone…

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Love growing your own food? Help others learn by becoming a master gardener

Our URBAN GROWTH project works in partnership with Garden Organic. Two of their Master Gardeners help us on site each week. Garden Organic are recruiting ‘Master Gardener’ volunteers to support local residents in Camden and Islington to learn to grow their own food as part of the Growing for Health Programme. See here for more…

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Jobs in Mind 25th Anniversary Celebration

  2014 marks the 25th Anniversary of Jobs in Mind.  We celebrated with a party in Camden on 10th July.  Past and present staff, Trustees and service users were entertained by poet and comedian John Hegley who later cut the Anniversary cake. It was an opportunity to look back at the 25 years of our…

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