This is an inspring time for Ageing Better in Birmingham! We're half way through the programme and we're starting to see citizens doing things in their local community that has an affect in reducing isolation for participants on the programme.
We currently have three exciting vacancies available.
Please read through the job adverts below for more information:
And if you're looking for more opportunites working in the Voluntary Sector in Birmingham, check out BVSC's job board here: https://www.bvsc.org/third-sector-jobs
Ageing Better in Birmingham is requesting quotations for the provision of an independent evaluation of Age Friendly Tyburn, a project within the Tyburn Local Action Plan. The deadline for the submission of quotations has been extended to Wednesday 27th June at 5pm.
More information in regards to this opportunity can be found within the Brief for the delivery of the evaluation, which can be accessed here
Born 1954, Michael shares his experiences of being gay and staying in the closet for much of his life. In this great blog post, we get to know a man who felt he had to confine to the norms of society, which at the time he grew up was not accepting sexuality outside the heterosexual spectrum.
Speaking of finally finding a social group local to him, Michael writes that “it was an immense relief to find other people who had gone through the same problems that I had, and it helped me realise who I really am.”
A really great read! Full story here: https://blgbt.org/my-50-years-of-gay-but-most-of-it-was-spent-deep-in-the-closet/
Ageing Well in Birmingham
Birmingham City Council in partnership with Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) invite you to an engagement event about the development of a new Birmingham Ageing Well Strategy.
This Ageing Well event has two main aims, and they are:
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided and although the event commences at 10.15am you are welcome to join at any time during the event. Please note that this event is targeted at adults aged 55 years or over and their friends, family and carers.