Tuesday, 1 December 2015

New project: Business planning for Hands Inc.

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 skills-based 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 volunteer(s) for:

Hands Inc.
Information about the organisation:
Charitable objectives:
·         To provide health, well-being, creative arts and complementary therapy services to socially and economically deprived individuals and groups within society, with the aim of improving their health and quality of life.
·         To reduce social inequalities by making health, well-being, creative arts and complementary therapies more accessible and affordable to socially and economically deprived individuals and groups within society.
·         To raise awareness and encourage debate about the intrinsic benefits of a holistic approach to health, and to advance education and research in this field.
·         To provide health, well-being, creative arts and complementary therapy services to individuals, groups and organisations that inspire and promote health and well-being.

Main activities of the organisation:  to inspire health and wellbeing.

Project summary:
Project: Business planning: As a result of public service funding cuts the organisation finds itself needing to review and develop plans for moving forward. We are seeking support to develop our strategy and business plans.
Time commitment: 3-7 days (dependent on methodology)
Location:  London (N16 7NX)

Note: This project is suitable for an individual or pair of analysts.
Please read the project scope and 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 Tuesday 15th December 2015.

If you would like to work on a project with the support of a mentor please do specify in your application and I can try to arrange this.  Lastly, if you are interested in working on a project but cannot meet the deadline specified please do register your interest in the first instance before the deadline.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to get in touch: felicity.mcleister@theorsociety.com or 0121 233 9300

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