Month: April 2018

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Rojales Pantomime Group Thank you

We are so grateful for all the support from the local community.

So when Joan and Jacky from Quesada told us about this 200 Euro donation , we had to tell everyone.

Attached is a photo of Jacky and Joan ( on left ) being presented with 200€ from the Rojales Pantomime Group who presented Ali Baba last January.

The presentation is being made by the president Mike Smith with Christine Smith, the treasurer, looking on

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Campoverde Reef Band

The evening finally arrived with a bang !
The tables were set, the band were tuning up, the Raffle prizes on display ,the food all cooked and ready to be served ,so after lots of organising by our fundraiser Sylvia and her fundraising team Saturday 21st April Campoverde Reef band Dinner Dance arrive to help us raise funds for folk who need our help in the local community.

The restaurant El Nacional was full to the brim with people ,eating good food, having fun, dancing and enjoying some great music.

We had many great donations for our Raffle and auction and managed to raise a wonderful amount of 1,055Euro  which will go towards caring for our existing clients and new ones who join us on a regular basis.

We also presented a meal for two to Angela and John Hynd who have worked with us looking after clients since the Charity was formed many years ago as we bade them farewell in their new venture in the UK.

 

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Part time vacancy at Cabo Roig

Ctr N332, KM 49,

Local 8,

Cabo Roig,

Alicante

965 328 794

Part time Vacancy

Charity Shop/ Office Administrator

Help at Home Costa Blanca is a well known charity working within the Costa Blanca area. Due to expansion we are looking to employ a part time person, to fulfill the role of an office administrator and shop assistant.

  • There will be 24 hours a week. 10.15 – 14.15 Monday to Saturday.
  • Extra opening, or flexible working might be necessary.
  • The job will be based in Cabo Roig.
  • This is a paid position with a contract.

Duties will include:

  • To provide a helpful and courteous service to the public.

  • To act as keyholder; to open and close the shop for agreed trading hours and ensure that the premises are secure on leaving. To respond to emergency call out if and when necessary.

  • To work closely with the Help at Home cb. executive, to ensure that any potential problems in the shop are resolved quickly and effectively

  • Management of daily operations in the office, ensuring a high quality response to the requirements of our clients.

  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures are up to date, and followed by office volunteers.

Key Requirements

  • Is able to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.

  • Confident with managing daily operations, and able to take decisions on own.

  • Experience and good knowledge of Office Procedures, and Software.

  • Some knowledge of retail environment would be an advantage.

  • Communicates effectively, is open, approachable and builds rapport with Executive, Volunteers and Clients.

  • Understands and commits to the Help at Home Costa Blanca vision and promotes its values and leadership.

If you meet these criteria then please email your CV to the following address:

helpathomeoa@gmail.com

Closing date is: Monday 30th April 2018.

We reserve the right to enhance these criteria after shortlisting.

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Easter Monday Support Tasha Appeal

On Monday we supported a truly amazing appeal for a young lady who needs to get treatment that only America can provide.

The local Community here in Orihuela Costa has been supporting the ‘Tasha Appeal’ since the 24 year old was struck down by four separate life threatening conditions. Tasha’s father, Andy Lynch, is desperately trying to raise over €200,000 to get Tasha to the US for specialist treatment for her rare mitochondrial disease

Over the last 2 years Tasha’s life has been devastated by these rare life changing illnesses – the mitochondrial being the primary disease but complicated by other rare secondary illnesses. She has gone from being the life and soul of the community, to fighting the biggest battle anyone of us could ever face – the battle for life.

Since her diagnosis the family has discovered information from a research hospital in America about a treatment of specialist tailored medication that could improve quality of life and possibly extend Tasha’s life expectancy. However, due to the treatment being tailor made for the patient, it is very expensive.

The disease has struck Tasha in such a devastating way that she is currently paralysed from the waist down, unable to breathe unaided and relies on a ventilator and tracheotomy, 24 hours a day. She is unable to swallow, and is fed through a tube. Blind in her left eye and light sensitive in her right eye, Tasha is even unable to support her own head unaided. But with your help, she could possibly be given a new, better and longer life.

 

 

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