Exciting New Opportunity!

We are seeking a part-time chef! We are recruiting for a part-time chef to cater for our wonderful weekly Luncheon Club at Cottage Lane Mission, Ormskirk (term-time only), where a 3 course meal for 75 people is served. You will be required to work 10 hours per week, 4 hours for shopping and preparation on Tuesdays and 6 hours on …

New Beginnings…

In the month of December, here at Community Lives Matter, we took it upon ourselves to not only continue to provide the wonderful services people know and love, but to add in a few fun Christmas extras for good measure! Trips out, parties, bowling and sing along’s, meant that we were able to spread a little Christmas joy of our …

Trustee week 2022

Trustees

This week is trustee week, a time for charities to celebrate and thank their trustees. At Community Lives Matter, we would like to do just that, acknowledging the vital role that our trustees play in maintaining the overall health of our charity, keeping us focused on delivering our aims for the benefit of our community, and ensuring the well-being of …

A connected world

The heatwave that has gripped Europe – including the UK where temperatures went over 40c for the first time in recorded history – has been a tangible sign for many of the global climate crisis. Add to this the ongoing war in Ukraine and rapidly rising food and fuel prices, or the deepening staff shortage in the NHS, and it’s …

Wellbeing has never been so important!

This week is World Wellbeing Week, and is a great opportunity for people to celebrate the many aspects of wellbeing. The term can mean different things to different people, but generally speaking, it refers to the state of being comfortable, healthy and happy. Looking after your own wellbeing can mean making time for leisure pursuits such as gardening or golf, …

Can loneliness really affect your health?

As we begin Loneliness Awareness Week, 13 – 17th June, we ask the question, can loneliness really affect your health? Feeling lonely from time to time is normal, but research shows that long-term loneliness is associated with both poor physical and mental health. The mental health charity Mind explains that loneliness is not necessarily about being alone, but about what …

Volunteers Week – a time to say thank you!

volunteer

Celebrated 1-7 June, Volunteers Week overlapped with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and it just did not seem right to allow this recognition of all that volunteers bring to the work of so many charities, our own included, to be lost amidst all those celebrations. So, with just a couple of days left, we want to honour all the amazing volunteers …

Meet our new Project Manager

Project Manager

We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Jo Anne McGonigal as Community Lives Matter new Project Manager and Developer. Jo brings with her considerable experience in the charitable and commercial sectors and is passionate about seeing good things happen for people and communities. We anticipate her bringing a valuable contribution to our existing work as well as helping develop …

Recruiting – project manager

UPDATE 4 APRIL – we are delighted to have appointed someone to the role of Project Manager and Developer, subject to DBS and legal checks. Due to start next month, watch this space for an introduction to this new member of staff! We are excited to announce that we are looking to recruit a Project Manager and Developer to help …