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Time Trek holiday club

Elizabeth Feltoe | 6th March 2020

Guest blog by Carys Faulkner, young leader at Time TrekTime Trek holiday clubs are early anticipated in Hitchin!! They are run by local churches in the school holidays and Phase gets involved providing leaders, resources and ideas. In the recent Feburary half term a half day holiday club was on a rainy Tuesday afternoon at Christchurch. The focus t

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Reflection and planning

Elizabeth Feltoe | 20th December 2019

Photo by Nikola Jelenkovic / Unsplash We’re coming close to the end of the year now. Christmas anticipation is looming, parties are in full swing, schools are focused on getting to the end of Friday 20th and presents are being bought and wrapped. How are you feeling about Christmas? We were just talking in the office the other day about how it’s e

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Tales of the unexpected

Amanda Maylin | 22nd November 2019

Recently I was telling someone about the work that I do at Phase as the Office Manager – the 5 areas that I cover (Office Admin / Finances / HR / Supporters / Communications) and what that entails for each area. But, as I thought about this a bit more it became apparent that actually much of the work that I do is unplanned and occurs due to the une

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Volunteering and why it's super cool

Elizabeth Feltoe | 25th October 2019

Amanda gives us her wisdom about volunteering. Looking after other people (being a friend, a good member of the community or taking on a cause) are all ways to help other people One of the best ways to help look after other people is by volunteering! If you volunteer in an area that you are passionate about you are likely to be more committed and s

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How do you do!

Elizabeth Feltoe | 23rd July 2019

I am a couple of months into my Phase job and the time has flown by. I am working in the office supporting with admin and comms stuff and generally helping things tick along. Things I have learned since arriving: Phase is super organised and focused on its reason for being here. I have worked in a few small charities and none of them have been qui

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Work with us

Kieran Murphy | 2nd January 2019

Phase has an exciting opportunity for the right person to come and join our staff team. Below is the job description and form to complete to register your interest in this role. Support and Interventions Lead - Full time £23,000 - £25,000 Phase wants to pioneer programmes that help young people to improve their wellbeing and see the decrease in me

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Farewell Thoughts

Donna Wade | 21st December 2018

I have had the amazing privilege of working with Phase for the past 4 years, but now it is time for me to move on and to make way for the next adventure for both Phase and for me. I joined Phase at a really exciting time as we were dreaming up and creating a new vision, all with a focus on this word Wellbeing. The opportunities and growth of the c

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Mental wellbeing conference

Kieran Murphy | 18th October 2016

On Friday 7th October Phase were part of a team of people who put on the UK's first mental wellbeing conference for schools. A day not just for teachers and other school staff but for students and young people too! It was an exciting day with over 100 young people from across Hertfordshire as well as staff from 13 different schools all coming toge

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Phase team grows!

Kieran Murphy | 28th September 2016

Sasha Austin-Seade and Helen Bainbridge joined Phase in September As the Phase team has grown again this year with Sasha and Helen joining as Wellbeing Development Lead and Schools and Youth Worker respectively, Kieran sat down with them to find out a bit more about the new members of the team, here's what happened: Tell us a little bit about your

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Volunteering is good for you

Kieran Murphy | 13th June 2016

There was a great article on the BBC News website this morning about the positive impact of volunteering for individuals and for organisations. You can read the article here. Do you have some time and some skills that you could offer to Phase? Could you organise and run a fundraising event - cake sale, sponsored run or something else? To find out

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Introducing Bethany

Bethany Murray | 28th September 2015

Introductions are a difficult thing and I was going to attempt something vaguely humorous or original but how about hi, I’m Bethany, I am 20 years old and have never had a pot noodle. (Apparently that's a surprising fact??) I am joining the Phase team on placement for the Health and Social Care qualification I am studying for and I will be working

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BBQ brings home the bacon!

Kieran Murphy | 22nd September 2015

A barbeque organised by Phase partners earlier in the summer raised the grand sum of £500 for the new self-harm project. Around 30 friends came along to the fundraising event, held at the home of Judith and Les Ebdon on 12 June. They were treated to a fantastic BBQ feast, followed by a short presentation on the vision and aims of the latest Phase

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A wonderful team

Kieran Murphy | 13th August 2015

Westbrook ReLoaded has been a fantastic camp and has only been made possible by a brilliant team! At the beginning of a summer camp week, leaders arrive as a mixture of friends, colleagues and even strangers, yet we leave more like a family! It's impossible not to; you spend six days working together for 14 - 15 hours non-stop to create a summer c

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Preparing for summer camp

Kieran Murphy | 26th July 2015

It's that time of year that summer camp happens. It's the final event of the school year in the Phase calendar, yet the biggest! The van is fully loaded with what feels like everything in the office and has made the journey across to the Isle of Wight ready to set-up for all the teenagers arriving on Monday. During the week we will try to post upd

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