CanDo COMMUNITY LED PROJECTS
Island House has coordinated the CanDo Community Led Projects since 2009.
Each year, our Community Development Workers recruit, train, support and provide financial support to local volunteers to start up new healthy lifestyle activities for their peers or estate.
Individuals (not organisations) can apply to our local Community Assessment Panel for upto £500 for new activities that are promoting one or more of the following CanDo priorities:
SPORT & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (increasing regular physical activity)
IMPROVING ENVIRONMENT (community action projects)
HEALTHY EATING (including food growing projects)
MENTAL WELLBEING (targetting specific areas of mental well-being).
This project is currently funded by Comic Relief with support from One Housing Group, Tower Hamlets Public Health and Island Health Trust.
Across the borough, we have helped coordinate the establishment of 452 new volunteer led healthy lifestyle projects in Tower Hamlets up to December 2017.
For more details, contact one of the
Can Do Coordinators
for SE and SW Tower Hamlets based at Island House
Tel. 0207 531 0312
Isle of Dogs
London E14 3PG
T: 020 7531 0310
Reg. charity # 1110519
1. We are looking for a new PEER SUPPORT COORDINATOR for our COMMUNITY PARENTS project team.
Deadline for submitting applications was 4pm on Tuesday 8th May - NOW CLOSED
2. We have a vacancy for a Sessional YOUTH WORKER for our school holiday project weeks. Deadline: 4pm Thurs. 31st May 2018. Click here for more details.
3. We are recruiting new volunteers to train as COMMUNITY PARENTS on our next course starting in June 2018. Click here for more details.
CanDo 2018 is now CLOSED for new applications for Project Support grants of £500. Deadline was 16th April 2018.
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