We are recruiting a 1:1 Support Worker Monday to Friday 0900-1600 (1630 on Wed). Please read through the attached job advert, job description and application form and we hope to hear from you! Please do not hesitate to be in touch if any queries.
Hall bookings are now being taken. However, a risk assessment must be completed as we are still working to 1m social distancing.
Our office is manned as usual and any queries will be dealt with as soon as possible.
We are recruiting for a part time café worker for Mondays and Thursday. Please read through the attached job advert, job description and application form and we hope to hear from you! Please do not hesitate to be in touch if any queries.
In November Martin Dawson retired after 16 years of managing Columcille. Our new manager is John Redwood who has a broad experience in management including at L’Arche Edinburgh and Tiphereth Camphill Community, Edinburgh.
Music for ALL is not running at present. However Graeme McDonald is independently running music courses on Tuesday and Friday morning at Richmond Church , Craigmiller.
Music for ALL might continue on Monday and Wednesday. the Thursday group and the Bonnyrigg group will not resume.
Thank you all who stayed in touch during lock down, logged in to Graeme’s online music – thank you Graeme- and we hope to meet again before long.
This year’s art exhibition is on Facebook – see below (no need to be a member of FB to look). Wonderful and unique art work and ceramics are selling fast so have a look and either phone the centre on 0131 447 7404 or email email@example.com
Columcille remains open for restricted hours and a limited number of people. we hope in time to be able to extend to welcoming back more participants. Meantime take care and stay well
Music for ALL collected 14 bags of hats, gloves scarves for people who are homeless. We delivered these to Streetwork just before Christmas. A brilliant way to make Christmas more meaningful, and thank you to Edna (Michael’s mum) for the idea and thanks to all who contributed.
Contributions from Nelson Hall Groups added bags from Craigmiller Groups and all into Alison’s car
arrived at Streetworks to many thanks and appreciation.
Music for ALL has some spaces available on Thursday morning. The course programmes are available on the Music for ALL page of this website. Please do email Alison on firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0131 446 6873 for more information.
Columcille will be closed from 4pm on Friday 12th July and will reopen on Monday 29th July. This is our annual summer break.
3 people from Columcille will attend this event on 3rd May in the morning. We will update after the event
Over the last several months we have been purchasing new items for Columcille. The cafe has new flooring, new cutlery and beautiful new aprons. The craft room has new shelving, flooring and new paint work. More work is planned to upgrade the joinery area and change the ffice space. We very much appreciate the income form charitable trusts that enables us to make these improvements.
In January we said farewell to Grace Canham who has been fundraising for Columcille for 3 years. Grace has raised a substantial amount of money over this time – many thanks to Grace and to the charitable trusts and other donors who have supported us. Grace has moved on to work as a fundraiser for the Homeless World Cup.