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Volunteer Registration - evening meetings 2017

In addition to daytime meetings on Saturdays (see news item below) evening registration meetings for both returning & new volunteers together are being held at 7.30pm as follows:

Sunday 15 October at St Matthews Parish Centre, Silverhill

Monday 30 October at the Salvation Army Citadel in St Andrews Square, Hastings

Tuesday 17 October at St Mary Star of the Sea Hall, Old Town, Hastings

Wednesday 25 October at Wellington Square Baptist Church

Thursday 2 November at Chapel Park Baptist Church Centre

Friday 27 October at St John the Evangelist Hall, Brittany Road, St Leonards

Saturday 21 October at Concordia Hall, St Leonards

Meetings are expected to last no more than 45 minutes.

This message was added on Friday 15th September 2017

Volunteer Registration Daytime Meetings - 2017

Daytime Volunteer Registration Meetings are to be held at Sussex Coast College, Station Approach, Hastings TN34 1BA as follows:

For RETURNING VOLUNTEERS: Saturday 7 October, Saturday 14 October & Saturday 4 November 2017 at 10.30am - these meetings are scheduled to last for little more than 35 minutes

For PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEERS: Saturday 21 October and Saturday 28 October 2017 at 10.30am - these meetings are likely to last longer as there is more ground to cover, so probably about 45 minutes..

Further evening meetings will be held at each of the seven night shelter venues during October/November prior to the night shelter opening on Thursday 30 November 2017, details of which will be posted here in due course.

ALL Volunteers are required to attend a registration meeting to ensure that everyone starts from the same knowledge base, particularly in light of operational changes being made for this coming winter

This message was added on Tuesday 5th September 2017

Job Applications for Winter 2017/18

Applications are invited for the posts of Project Supervisor, Overnight Supervisor and Morning Supervisor to organise and manage the Snowflake Night Shelter . The Night Shelter will operate in Hastings and St Leonards, seven days a week, from the end of November 2017 to mid-March 2018. Job descriptions, application forms and related guidance notes are available by download from the ‘Who’s Who’ tab or by post from 25 Boscobel Road North, St Leonards TN38 0NY.

The closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 20 September 2017, with long-list interviews being held in Hastings on Saturday 30 September 2017. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service certificate.


This message was added on Monday 7th August 2017

Snowflake Fundraising

All Snowflake supporters should know that, whilst it is not formally necessary for a charity of Snowflake's size,  the Trustees have signed up to the new fundraising guidance from the Information Commissioner, and registered with the Fundraising Regulator. In essence, this means that, as in the past, supporters will not be pestered for donations, and that all information we hold will be used solely for the purposes of The Snowflake Trust, and will not be shared with any other organisation unless required to do so by law.

This message was added on Tuesday 4th July 2017

Volunteers' 'Thank You' Event - The Italian Way

Trustees hosted the 'Volunteers' Thank You' event at The Italian Way on Hastings seafront yesterday. Fully sponsored by The Italian Way, 70 volunteers enjoyed a most convivial evening, meeting up with those with whom they had worked last winter, catching up on news of Guests moving on in their lives, and finding out Trustees' proposals for Winter 2017/18. A HUGE 'Thank You' to all volunteers, and to The Italian Way for providing such an excellent result in their wonderful first floor restaurant.

This message was added on Thursday 29th June 2017