Inclusive Boston

 

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service is one of several partners working with Boston Borough Council to deliver the Inclusive Boston project to promote community cohesion throughout the town.

The project, set to run from April 2018 until March 2020 will use its funding to:

  • improve access to English lessons
  • promote and encourage community cohesion
  • bolster advice services
  • focus on tackling and remedying the impact of rogue landlords and anti-social behavior

The team at LCVS are working with community leaders and champions to further equip them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to encourage everyone in Boston to feel a part of the town and to become fully involved in the wider community. The team have established a community leadership forum to enable people to get together to chat, share ideas and knowledge, and work together to form an integrated community in Boston. If you are currently active in your community, if you lead a group or if you are a mentor, advocate or signposter for friends, family and neighbors, please get in touch.

The Inclusive Boston team is able to offer support and to source and provide training for emerging community leaders in areas where need is identified e.g.

  • safeguarding
  • health and safety
  • equality and diversity
  • benefits of volunteering
  • organizing community events
  • networking opportunities
  • setting up and running of community groups

Community Development Workers, Elena O’Callaghan and Jules Arthur, will also act as vital community connectors, signposting to services that support the migrant community, champion integration and promote volunteering.

Volunteering is a valuable means to contributing to and becoming involved in the local community, as well as offering opportunities for people to develop existing skills, gain new ones and build confidence.

The Inclusive Boston team is committed to the development of a local network that will continue to support community long into the future. We are looking to engage with young people who have the skills, qualities and enthusiasm to become the Community Leaders of the future. If you would like to know more about the project, if you are already active or if you are interested in volunteering with the team, or if you are a young person interested in gaining some skills and experiences that will look great on your CV or your Uni application, please get in touch

Email: inclusiveboston@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

Facebook: LCVS Inclusive Boston Project

Twitter : @inclusiveboston

Phone 01205 510888 option 1

 

 

Chris Johnson – Inclusive Boston Project Manager

Email: chrisjohnson@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

01205 510888 option 1

 

 

Jules Arthur – Community Development Officer

Email: juliearthur@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

01205 510888 option 1

 

 

 

Elena O’Callaghan – Community Development Officer

Email: elenaocallaghan@lincolnshirecvs.org.uk

01205 510888 option 1

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