Thursday 11th April 2013
Connecting Communities Project Launch
The Connecting Communities project aims to encourage residents in Hammersmith & Fulham and Brent from all backgrounds to help retain and up-skill themselves with a view to becoming more ...
May 24th 2012
Volunteers’ Match Making Event
Dozens of potential volunteers from across Brent descended upon Brent Town Hall to meet with local voluntary organisations
May 24th 2012
BIVEP Job Fair
Brent Active Citizens held a Jobs and Careers’ Fair for jobseekers from Brent and West London invited to meet employers and training providers.
Brents Working Update
Since the launch of the project back in October 2011, Brent’s Working has been busy working with the local community, read our update..
Thursday 19th September
Hundreds of Local People Queue to Meet Employers
At the new Brent Civic Centre, the greenest public building in the United Kingdom, hundreds of local people queued to meet employers at the Jobs Fair organised by Brent Active Citizens. Eager jobseekers were queuing to meet employers such as ASDA, CSP and Delaware North Companies from the 10am start and within an hour almost three hundred people had entered.
This year national Volunteers' Week 2014 has an extra reason to celebrate- its 30th anniversary! Brent Active citizens (BAC) participated in the festivities with a roadshow to raise awareness on the benefits and opportunities of volunteering and to register as many volunteers as possible. BAC attended various locations throughout the borough of Brent providing information to local residents.
Volunteering at South
Kilburn Summer Festival
Brent Active Citizens attended the Opening Ceremony of the South Kilburn Summer Festival on Friday 25th July 2014 from 1:00pm – 7:00pm at Carlton Vale Open Space.
Volunteers Making a
Film about Local Issues
Brent Focus is a new filmmaking project where volunteers with little or no experienc, are trained in filmmaking in order to make a film about local issues. Run by Brent Active Citizens and funded through Brent Council’s Ward Working Scheme, the project will focus on the Brent Wards of Brondesbury Park, Mapesbury and Tokyngton.
2015 Brent Volunteer
The many great volunteers of Brent were honoured at the 2015 Brent Volunteer Awards Ceremony on 19th March in the Banqueting Hall of Patidar House in Wembley. Almost 80 volunteers received awards from the Mayor of Brent, Cllr Kana Naheerathan who very kindly gave up his free time to help recognise and celebrate ...
Volunteer Awards 2015
Team London is pleased to be working with Greater London Volunteering on the Team London Awards 2015. The Awards celebrate the excellence of volunteers and the amazing things we can accomplish when we work together to make London the best city it can be.
Deadline for submitting nominations is 5pm on Friday 12 June 2015.
11th December 2013
The Mayor of Bent, Cllr Bobby Thomas presented awards to over 100 exceptional volunteers who had been nominated by organisations across the borough for their hard work and giving up their time to support the community.
Young volunteers engage in
Youth Panel Meeting
Young volunteers are key contributors who offer valuable skills to projects and organisations, whilst developing personal skills and experience. Youth Panel Meetings held fortnightly at Brent Active Citizens provide young volunteers a platform to practice leadership, organisation and communication skills.
Thursday 19th September
BAC enjoys Make a
Make a Difference Day (MaDD), held annually in October, is a national initiative started by Community Service Volunteers (CSV) to provide people across the country with the opportunity to try out volunteering. Brent Active Citizens along with the rest of the HFVC Group gathered at Salusbury World to do some much-needed redecoration.
Volunteer Week in Brent
The first week of June is always Volunteers’ Week, a national campaign to celebrate the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK. Brent Active Citizens is always eager to celebrate....