The Pitch – Vote for Jigsaw!

The Pitch – Vote for Jigsaw!

VOTE for your local Community Projects – make a difference!

You are invited to an exciting community event to VOTE for the Community Project you believe will have a positive impact on your local community.

Date: Tuesday 25th July 2017

Time: 5.30pm

Venue: The Longfield Suite, Prestwich

Applications from a range of groups have now been received, NOW we need YOU to vote – putting you at the heart of the decision making process. Each applicant will give a short 3 minute pitch and you will mark your ballot …

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Bury 10k – Team Jigsaw!

Bury 10k – Team Jigsaw!

Jigsaw is a sports and social group for young disabled people, based in Bury. Our aims are to promote fun, freedom and independence; support people to enjoy an active social life, help people reach their sporting potential and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

A team of 8 including Jigsaw Office Staff, Group Leaders & Trustees have signed up to a team challenge – to run/walk the Bury 10K on Sunday 17th September 2017 with the aim to raise as much money for Jigsaw!

The team includes;

Ellen Smith – Jigsaw …

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School Games Volunteers: Opening ceremony with Street Shakers

School Games Volunteers: Opening ceremony with Street Shakers

Street Shakers would like to invite you to represent Street Shakers Dance and Sports clubs at this year’s Greater Manchester Level 3 School Games competition on Wednesday 5th of July 2017.

Street Shakers are going to dance in the Opening Ceremony at Sport City at 10am with a special tribute performance for the victims of the Manchester terror attack this May. All volunteers will be provided with a commemorative t-shirt to celebrate how we as a community stand together. You will sing along to Oasis song …

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The Infusion Ball 20.05.17

The Infusion Ball 20.05.17

Jigsaw would like to thank The Heroes Project for inviting us along to The Infusion Ball that took place on Saturday 20th May 2017 at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester.

The evening kicked off with a prosecco drinks reception followed by a delicious 3 course gala dinner. We enjoyed fabulous entertainment featuring a Michael Buble & Barbara Streisand tribute act and music from the legendary inclusive club night ‘Frogtastic’!

The evening was a great success – the entertainment and food was fantastic! Our group was made to feel …

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Trip to Kingswood Residential

Trip to Kingswood Residential

A fantastic trip and really well enjoyed by members. Thank you to Kingswood for welcoming Jigsaw

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Group Leader Vacancies

Group Leader Vacancies

Jigsaw are currently looking to recruit Group Leaders to join their existing team to work with young disabled people in the Borough of Bury.

Attached are the Group Leader Job Advertisement, Job Description and Application Form.

Jigsaw Group Leader 2017 Advert

JIGSAW GROUP LEADER JOB DESCRIPTION

Jigsaw Application Form 2017 (to request an Application Form in ‘word’ format please email jigsaw@bury.gov.uk

How to apply:

If you feel you have the necessary skills and would like to become an important piece of the Jigsaw please return the application form by 5pm on Friday …

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The QUINN Fundraising Fashion Show 20/04/17

The QUINN Fundraising Fashion Show 20/04/17

A huge well done and thank you to our super star Isabelle Quinn for organising and delivering a fun and fantastic night of ladies fashion!

Thank you to everyone who attended to support Jigsaw and Izzy!

A grand total of £503.80 was raised for Jigsaw on the night!

 

 

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New Jigsaw Hoodies & T-Shirts

New Jigsaw Hoodies & T-Shirts

The new Jigsaw Hoodies and T-Shirts are now on sale at the Jigsaw Office!

Jigsaw Hoodies = £21 payable to Jigsaw

Jigsaw T-Shirts = £12 payable to Jigsaw

Sizes available: Small, Medium, Large & Extra Large

Perfect for Group Leaders, Members & Volunteers to wear on sport & social outings!

Please call the Jigsaw Office on 0161 253 6853 or email jigsaw@bury.gov.uk to arrange payment.

 

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Applications are now open to join the board of trustees.

Applications are now open to join the board of trustees.

The Board of Trustees is currently looking for applicants who want to join the trustee board following successful appointment at our AGM in June 2017.

We are looking for people who want to help Jigsaw to grow and achieve its aims of promoting fun, freedom and independence for disabled people.

Closing Date: Tuesday 18th April 201

Trustee Advert 2017

Role Descriptions

For more information, contact the office on 0161 253 6853 or by email at jigsaw@bury.gov.uk.

 

 

 

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Trip to Bury Community Fire Station 18.03.17

Trip to Bury Community Fire Station 18.03.17

Jigsaw (Bury) would like to thank everyone at Bury Community Fire Station for the excellent tour that took place on Saturday 18th March 2017.

Jigsaw members thoroughly enjoyed the trip & were made to feel very welcome by the Watch Officers and crew!

The group had a tour around the station, took a look inside the fire engines & even learnt how to fire a hose!

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