Join our Board of Trustees

This is an exciting time to join a proactive Charity Board of Trustees of one of the area’s most progressive and innovative providers of high quality support services to visually impaired people including those with other disabilities. The annual turnover of the organisation is approaching £3million and we employ 90 staff supported by 60 volunteers…

Snowman design - one of our Christmas cards as featuered in the newsletter

Wilberforce newsletter – Winter 2015 now here!

Our latest Wilberforce newsletter has finally arrived in the offices and is currently making its way to your doors. Insight – Winter 2015 may look a little different to previous editions of the newsletter. The latest Insight has had a revamp, making it bright, colourful and packed full of interesting articles. If you haven’t yet…

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 seekers can drop into the event to meet Wilberforce staff and…

Wilberforce Trust head office staff begin National Eye Health Week with 'Bright for Sight' day, paying £1 to wear something 'bright' to work.

Wilberforce Trust staff make a bright start to National Eye Health Week

Wilberforce Head Office staff started National Eye Health Week on 22 September by paying to wear something bright to work on Monday, funds raised going towards activities for people with sight loss and other disabilities in the charity’s Living&Learning Zone at the Huntington office. The fifth National Eye Health Week (NEHW) runs from 22 to…