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Thank You Emma!

Many thanks to Emma Lord, a SMASH Mentor, for hosting an evening talking about mental health earlier this week. The evening was very informative and everyone there learnt something new. It was a great way to help reduce the stigma around mental ill health. Emma has offered to host such an event again later in the …

The SMASH Team is Recruiting!

Funded by Children In Need, this is a new role within the SMASH Team. Working as a Schools Case Manager, you will work directly with children and young people (CYP) to support and guide long term, self directed positive change. Working alongside other Project Staff, you will manage and supervise a number of volunteer mentors …

Fundraising Events For SMASH – Dates For Your Diaries

Curry Night What?                  A fabulous Indian Buffet experience for only £15 (drinks are extra) Where?               The Bengal Square, Roughmoor Village Centre (Peatmoor), SN5 5DJ When?                Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 7pm The Bengal Square (http://www.bengalsquare.co.uk/peatmoor/ ) will donate all the profits from the evening to SMASH so we would love as many people …

Help us change lives – we are looking for two new trustees…….

SMASH is the youth mentoring charity that serves Swindon. We believe that it only takes one person to change a life. We do this through volunteer youth mentoring, group work and practical advice and support for our young people and their families and guardians. We help 9-19 year olds, who have or are suffering trauma …

Mentors Needed at SMASH – Next Training planned for February 2018

Happy New Year to all our supporters.  Please remember to promote our next set of Training for new Mentors – Team 37 – planned for mid to late February.  Dates will be confirmed shortly.  Application forms can be obtained by clicking on the link on our home page or emailing martinaatsmash@gmail.com And remember, you don’t need …

Christmas Updates

Please note that the SMASH Office will close at Noon on Friday 22nd December and re-open on the morning of Tuesday 2nd January 2018.  In case of emergency during this time, please ring the SMASH out of hours number on 07825 264864.  Thinking about a New Year’s Resolution?!  SMASH is currently recruiting for our next …

Great SMASH Christmas Party at Jolly Rogers

SMASH would like to say a huge “Thank You” for a fantastic party on Tuesday night at Jolly Rogers. It’s always the highlight of the memory making year and without the support of Mentors, we simply wouldn’t be able to go ahead. This is the first year where we asked the children to complete an …

An Award for SMASH!

Well done SMASH!  On Tuesday 5th December,  SMASH was awarded the prestigious Kids Count Highly Commended Award for inspiring the House of Commons.  Here are Helen and Clare with Justin Tomlinson MP,  proudly accepting the award in Parliament on behalf of all volunteers, children and young people, past and present, who have been supported by …

Charlie Paradise joins SMASH as a Trustee

Hi my name is Charlie and I am really looking forward to becoming part of the SMASH family and really helping to make a difference. I currently work for the council in the Community Health and Wellbeing team, supporting local people of all ages to overcome their challenge/ barriers to leading a healthier and sometimes …

SMASH Is Recruiting! Do you have what it takes?

We are currently recruiting for a new Case Manager – please read the attached Job Description – Case Manager SMASH – Nov 2017 To apply for this role, please email your C.V. to admin@smashyouthproject.co.uk. If you have any questions then email martinaatsmash@gmail.com. Closing date for Curriculum Vitaes is 5pm on Friday 22nd December 2017. In line with our …