Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Volunteer required for project with Age UK #ORblog

Pro Bono O.R. – enabling managers to make more effective decisions

Pro Bono O.R. is a scheme run by The OR Society that provides skilled volunteers to work on short term projects with third sector organisations in the UK. 

Projects require skilled professionals who work in operational research, analytics or related professions.  If you have the skills required for a project, we’d love to hear from you.

Please find details of a new project below that we are seeking a skilled volunteer for:

Age UK Dacorum
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives: To support older people and their carers.

Main activities of the organisation:
Service provision – Befriending, carers support, day centers, friendship teas, memory support clubs (COGs), telephone support, handyperson.
Project summary:
Project: Long-term sustainability: To help Age UK Dacorum develop and implement a business change plan aimed at improving its long-term financial sustainability.
Time commitment: approx. 5 days (to be completed by 25th October 2015)
LocationHemel Hempstead Mixture on onsite and remote working.
Please read the project scope and LSF application form if you feel you are able to offer your assistance please complete the application form and return to me along with your CV by midday on Wednesday 30th October 2015.

This project is suitable for an individual volunteer. 

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

I look forward to hearing from you and once again thank you for your help and support.

Kind regards

Felicity McLeister
O.R. Pro Bono Project Manager
Direct Tel +44 (0)121 234 7826, Main Tel +44 (0)121 233 9300

If you are not already a member of The OR Society and are interested in joining please visit https://www.theorsociety.com/ or send an email to carol.smith@theorsociety.com

Additionally you may be interested in becoming a member of our Third Sector Special Interest Group (ORiTS). For more details visit:  https://www.theorsociety.com/Pages/SpecialInterest/ORThirdSector.aspx

Other webpages that may be of interest:

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