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Join us for the Kyra Open Day between 2pm and 4pm on 14th October. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers. Are you interested in supporting women to make positive change in their lives? Can you commit to a minimum of 4 hours per week? As well as general volunteers who can smile, listen, without judgement,…

  The September 2019 newsletter can now be downloaded from the newsletter page on this site, printed versions will be available from the office. Please contact us if you want to be added to our mailing list to receive your copy by email.

  The August 2019 newsletter can now be downloaded from the newsletter page on this site, printed versions will be available from the office. Please contact us if you want to be added to our mailing list to receive your copy by email.

Well Done to Everyone Who Took Part in the York Dragon Boat Race! Here are a few snaps from the day…

In May Membership at Kyra Tipped the 1,000 Mark The number of women coming to Kyra Women’s Project, which has been operating in York for five and a half years, reached in May. Each woman who comes to Kyra joins as a member.  She can then avail of all of the services on offer.  There…

The Mental Health and Well-being Activities Programme (2017-2020) Funded by City of York Council for three years this programme reflects its commitment and investment in mental health provision and the early intervention and prevention agenda. York Mind in partnership with Converge, Kyra, Sunshine Changing Lanes, York LGBT Forum, York Carers Centre, Refugee Action York-RAY, WEA…

  For full details click the image below: Mentor – Mental Health 2019 This post is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies Hours: 8 hours per week over 40 weeks on a self-employed basis Salary: £18.00 per…

  The Chair will hold the Board and Executive Team to account for the charity’s mission and vision, providing inclusive leadership and ensuring that they and each trustee fulfils their six main duties: To ensure that Kyra is carrying out its purposes for the public benefit To comply with Kyra’s governing document and the law…

  Trustees are responsible for the financial health of Kyra and have stewardship of Kyra’s funds. All trustees must take responsibility for this and must put adequate safeguards and controls in place to avoid fraud and incompetence. Adequate reporting and monitoring processes are a minimum requirement for good governance. Trustees also need to identify and understand…

  The full annual report is now available to download.

  This week, Kyra Women’s Project was one of 55 voluntary groups from Yorkshire to be awarded The Duke of York’s Community Initiative.  At the annual awards ceremony at Catterick Barracks, Prince Andrew formally recognised the work of all of 55 organisations in terms of supporting different communities of need in Yorkshire. Each organisation, in…

 

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