Benefits Advisor for Families – Position Filled

Salary (depending on experience): pro rata of £25,000 to £29,500 depending on experience, incl OLW

Closing Date: 11am on Tuesday 9th November 2021

Contract: 12 months with potential for extension

This post is for 28 hours per week. 

Activities Network Coordinator – Position Filled

Salary: pro rata of £25,000 to £29,500 depending on experience, incl OLW

Annual Leave: pro rata of 25 days leave plus bank holidays

Closing Date: 11am on Tuesday 9th November 2021

This post is for 21 hours per week. 

Join us for an accessible, online yoga class to fundraise for Richmond AID!

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On Monday 5th October at 6pm, a team of us are taking part in a sponsored, online yoga class.

We’d love you to join in, and help us raise funds!

The first 30 minutes of the class will be seated, so everyone has the opportunity to take part. The full duration of the class is 100minutes. After the first 30 mins the rest of the class will be mat based vinyasa yoga.

New Volunteer Role: Honorary Therapist

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Honoury Therapists for the Richmond AID Counselling Service


Ready for the demands of 3 weekly client hours? Want to learn what life is really like as a therapist? Keen to stretch yourself and prepare for private practice? Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Supporting vulnerable residents during Covid-19: John

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We are sharing a few stories from some of the people we’ve supported during Covid-19.

“I used to volunteer myself and enjoyed helping people. I’m now on the other side of the fence with volunteers helping me. I have found the Richmond AID service really valuable, particularly as I am self-isolating and live on my own. I am really enjoying chatting to my new phone buddy, he lives locally and has shared interests. I genuinely look forward to him calling me and it really does help to relieve my isolation” – John

Don’t fall for a scam

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We all have to be so careful not to fall for a scam, or spread misinformation.

Here’s how to prevent it.


1. Read the government’s SHARE checklist. For website click here.

When shared, false information can take on a life of its own and have some serious consequences. It can lead to health scares, false accusations and potentially damaging hoax stories. Recently there has been a lot of this kind of false information about coronavirus.

What is befriending? How can I get it?

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Everyone needs other people, but not everyone has someone. To befriend simply means to ‘be friendly’ to someone.

Do you feel lonely and isolated? You’re not the only person who feels that way. Befriending helps people to build reliable, social relationships that help reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.

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