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Fancy a day away from your desk?

Bankside and You Opportunity
Get creative with colleagues and decorate Christ Church kitchen!
  • Copyright John Salmon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Do you and your colleagues crave escape from the day-to-day humdrum of working life? Want to do something different while supporting your local community? Look no further – here is a local community project that needs your help!

Christ Church on Blackfriars Road is a well-used and valued community space. The church plays host to many community groups including Better Bankside ‘Together at Christmas’ partner, the Robes Winter Night Shelter. The Robes project provides crucial emergency accommodation, food and advice for Southwark’s rough sleepers during the cold winter months.

The Christ Church kitchen enables groups like Robes to offer a full service but it now needs redecorating. A team of 6-8 keen and energetic volunteers is needed to freshen and brighten it up ready for the winter. No prior painting and decorating experience is required, but there will be plenty of opportunity to develop team work, project management, logistics and motivational skills: you will need to work together to scope the project, source and cost up materials, coordinate the work and ensure the finished product leaves the customer delighted!

If you’d like to find out more about putting your teamwork, project coordination and motivational skills to the test, in a fun away day for you and your workmates that also benefits the local community, contact Danielle Cohen, details below.

There is no charge for the activity but you may need to contribute towards some or all materials.

Jan 28 2013