Active Sensory – a real work out!

By Becky Spence Our active sensory sessions are a great way to get some exercise, no matter how much mobility you or someone you care for has. As a fairly new member of staff, I went along to a session to see what really takes place. The session takes place every two weeks in our…

willbellie the elephant

#WheresWilbellie

Those of you that follow us on Twitter or have liked our recently established Facebook Page may have already see the little campaign we have been running which called ‘Where’s Wilbellie?’ Created as a fun way of getting the public involved with the Wilberforce Trust, we have been hiding a small, bespectacled Elephant teddy at…

Active Sensory Sessions Volunteers Needed

Hi all, We currently have a voluntary vacancy to fill in helping at our Active Sensory Sessions. The sessions are aimed at those with sightloss and disabilities, providingĀ a variety of sensory stimulus, such as coloured lights, soothing music and textured objects to feel. If you were thinking of helping out, your role would include interacting…

Communtiy carol concert at All Saints Church

New Year, New Update

First of all, Happy New Year to you all from everyone here at the Wilberforce Trust! As many of you will know we have been busy over the past couple of months with some exciting fundraising activities, not to mention preparing our first Christmas Party we’ve had for all of our workers, volunteers and members.…

A picture of one of our volunteers, Jane, during one of her weekly visits to Bev, a Wilberforce tenant

Wilberforce joins up with other carers in York Jobs Fair to recruit staff

The Wilberforce Trust, looking to recruit support workers for its tenanted houses in York and Tadcaster, has joined up with two other care organisations to stage a Jobs Fair at the Monkbar Hotel in York on Thursday 23 October. Open from 8am to 8pm, job seekersĀ can drop into the event to meet Wilberforce staff and…