Litter Picks

Our next litter picks will be

  • Sunday 5th December 10am-12, and
  • Monday 3rd January 10am – 12.

Meeting near Bowls Club.

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. If you have them sturdy gardening gloves are recommended.

Please contact us to let us know you are coming.

Beginner’s Running Course

  • New Year's resolution to get into shape?
  • Inspired by stories of people learning new sports in lockdown?
  • Think you can't run because you hated PE in school?

We are planning to launch our beginners running course on

Tuesday 11th January at 7pm.

The course will last approximately 10 weeks and no experience is necessary.

If you would be interested in joining us
please read the Information Sheet and complete the registration form.

Bulb Planting

Come and join us in the community orchard to plant some bulbs for the spring. Bring your own trowel, gloves and refreshments.

SATURDAY, 13 NOVEMBER 2021 FROM 11:30-13:30

Community orchard, Watercress Fields

Contact us to let us know you are able to join us.

Annual General Meeting – Agenda

FoVP Logo Fountain & Trees

The 2021 Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Victoria Park will be held:

  • at 7.30 pm,
  • on Monday 11th October
  • at The  Riverside Centre,
    Clockhouse, Ashford, Kent, TN23 4YN

The Agenda for the Meeting is:

  1. Apologies
  2. Welcome
  3. Chair
  4. Finance
  5. Constitution review and approval
  6. Election
  7. Project update
  8. Events
  9. AOB

Under Item 5.: The management Committee wish to propose a change to the constitution at the meeting amending paragraph 19, currently:

"The honorary officers of the Management Committee shall be:

  • The Chairperson
  • The Treasurer
  • The Secretary"

(Read the current constitution)

To:

"The Management Committee shall be comprised of the following officers:

  • Chair (Executive Officer)
  • Treasurer (Executive Officer)
  • Secretary (Executive Officer)
  • Fundraising Officer
  • Communications Officer
  • Volunteering Officer
  • Youth Engagement Officer
  • Conservation Officer
  • Events Officer
  • Sports Officer"

Anyone interested in taking on any of the roles or wanting more
information should email secretary@victoriaparkashford.uk

Events Officer

Family

The Friends of Victoria Park are seeking to expand their committee. Among other voluntary roles to be filled is

Events Officer

  • Advising on and safely facilitating the Group’s events strategy and calendar.
  • Collaborating with all members of the Management Committee to maximise the benefit of the Group’s event calendar.
  • Collaborating with the Executive Officers to ensure practical support is available for the delivery of the events calendar.
  • Reporting on events at Management Committees (when requested/as needed) and AGMs.

 

Please contact us if you are interested in taking on this role

Sports Officer

runner

The Friends of Victoria Park are seeking to expand their committee. Among other voluntary roles to be filled is

Sports Officer

  • Advising on and safely facilitating the Group’s planned sport events.
  • Collaborating with the Communications Officer to promote the Group’s planned sport events.
  • Collaborating closely with the Events Officer to ensure a practical events calendar.
  • Reporting on sports at Management Committees (when requested/as needed) and AGMs.

Please contact us if you are interested in taking on this role

Youth Engagement Officer

The Friends of Victoria Park are seeking to expand their committee. Among other voluntary roles to be filled is

Youth Engagement Officer

  • Championing the views of young people using Victoria Park.
  • Advising on and facilitating the Group’s youth engagement strategy.
  • Collaborating with partners (e.g. ABC) to involve and welcome young people into the park.
  • Reporting on youth engagement at Management Committees (when requested/as needed) and AGMs.

Please contact us if you are interested in taking on this role

Volunteering Officer

The Friends of Victoria Park are seeking to expand their committee. Among other roles to be filled is

Volunteering Officer

who's responsibilities will be:

  • Advising on and facilitating the Group’s volunteering strategy, including leading the Group’s monthly litter picks.
  • Collaborating with the Communications and Membership Officers to promote and grow the Group’s volunteer corps.
  • Collaborating with all members of the Management Committee to maximise the benefit of the Group’s volunteers.
  • Reporting on volunteering at Management Committees (when requested/as needed) and AGMs.

Please contact us if you are interested in taking on this role

October Litter Pick

Our next monthly litter pick will be held:

  • at 9.30 am
  • on 2nd October 2021
  • meeting outside the Bowls Centre.

We can provide equipment, but suggest wearing appropriate clothing for the weather, sturdy shoes, and if you have them a pair of gardening gloves.

If you would like to join us, please contact us to let us know you are coming.