West Oxfordshire Business Awards 2019

“Thank you WOBA and the West Oxfordshire Community! We are delighted to have won WOBA Charity of the Year 2019, this award highlights and illustrates the importance of our current day services and provides a great stepping stone in helping us support more people across the county as we continue to grow our Oxfordshire services.”
Tim Hooper, Oxfordshire Community Opportunities Services Coordinator

Thank you so much #GuidepostsCommunity

Where We Work


Gloucestershire

Supporting you, your family & carers; from social & peer support activities and skills development, to support in case of an emergency.

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Oxfordshire

Supporting you, your family & carers; from nature and arts based activities, social and leisure opportunities to support in developing friendship and relationships, life and vocational skills.

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Hertfordshire & Essex

Supporting you, your family & carers; from social & friendship opportunities and skills development, to vocational support and training.

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What Our Supporters Say



 

Guideposts Trust Volunteer (2018)

 

Henry Smith House Member (2018)

 

Carers Emergency Scheme (2018)

 

Gloucestershire Lunch Club (2018)

Our Causes




100%

You've got to be in it to win it!

We're part of Unity Lottery. For just £1 a week you could be in with the chance of winning £25,000 and 50p of your £1 goes to your chosen cause.
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33%

Walking the Appalachian Trail for Guideposts

2,190 miles, 6 months & 2 pairs of socks...I was 12 years old when I read Bill Bryson's A Walk in The Woods, and it's Bill, along with my parent's bookcase, that I have to blame.

Raised£1653.84
Goal£5000.00

24%

Guideposts Go Getters Are Go!

We're so pleased to have our team together for this year's Oxford Half - our 6 places are now filled! Go team GuidepostsGoGetters! Support them here...

Raised£60.00
Goal£250

Upcoming Events



Turn Witney Blue
Witney, Oxfordshire Mon 20,  9:00 am to May 26,  11:58 pm #DAW2019

Dementia Action Week (20 - 26 May 2019) unites people, workplaces, schools and communities to take action and improve the lives of people living with

Job Opportunities

Volunteers Wanted

Great with people? Based in Oxfordshire? We want to hear from you!

Volunteers Wanted

For an informal chat about all of our volunteering opportunities in Oxfordshire, please call Kelly on 01993 893 560

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Volunteers Wanted

Great with people? Based in Hertfordshire? We want to hear from you!

Volunteers Wanted

For an informal chat about all of our volunteering opportunities in Hertfordshire, please call Robert on 01920 484 946

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People Person

Do you have 2 – 4 hours spare every other Thursday? Are you a people person? If so, this opportunity could be perfect for you.

People Person

For an informal chat about all of our volunteering opportunities in Gloucestershire, please call Clare on 01452 529 697 or 07815 559 479 or email cpockett@guideposts.org.uk

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Casual Support Worker

We are looking for creative, motivated and adaptable community focussed support workers to help us to deliver our exciting projects across West Oxfordshire.

Casual Support Workers

Job title: Casual Support Workers
Location: Witney
Hours: Various
Hourly rate: £8.21

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Session Tutor

Glass/ceramic painting tutor/crafter initially required to run a 1 hour beginners taster session at a community venue in Gloucestershire.

Session Tutor

Job title: Session Tutor
Location: Whitminster
Hours: Various

Salary: sessional rate TBC

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Community Support Workers

We're looking to recruit a number of enthusiastic and creative people to become part of our bank team in East & North Herts.

Community Support Worker

Job title: Community Support Workers
Location: East & North Herts Services
Hours: Daytime, evening & weekend
Salary: £9 per hour

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Support Worker (15hrs per week)

We are looking for creative, motivated and adaptable community focussed support worker to help us to deliver our exciting projects across West Oxfordshire.

Support Worker (Witney)

Job title: Support Worker
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Hours: 15 hrs per week
Salary: £16,009 pro rata

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Community Support Workers

We're looking to recruit a number of enthusiastic and creative people to become part of our bank team in Stroud & Gloucestershire.

Community Support Workers

Job title: Community Support Workers
Location: Gloucester & Stroud
Hours: Bank / Various
Salary: £8.26 per hour

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Marketing & Communications Officer

Responsible for the delivery of the communications activities in order to raise the profile of the organisation, increase awareness of our services and support successful fundraising..

Marketing & Communications Officer

Job title: Marketing & Communications Officer
Location: Oxfordshire
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £25,000

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