York Older People's Assembly

07856 908586

yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com

07856 908586

yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com

Welcome to the website for the York Older People’s Assembly

For details of the Assembly and of events and information for older people, please click on the links on the menu above or the links below, alternatively contact us by post, telephone or email.

We are looking for an Administration Assistant to join our team! 

We are hiring! We’re looking for an Administration Assistant to join us at YOPA.

Job Purpose:

  • To be the first line of contact to York Older People’s Assembly in a friendly and professional manner via all communication channels
  • To provide efficient day-to-day administrative, financial and business support for YOPA trustees

Main duties and responsibilities:

  1. To provide day to day administration of the Assembly, assisting the Chair and Executive Committee in undertaking their responsibilities.
  2. To act as clerk to the Executive Committee, including: take minutes and circulate these and other relevant papers; maintain complete electronic and paper files relating to the governance of YOPA; arrange meeting venues etc.
  3. To ensure the smooth running of the office function, including dealing with correspondence and responding to queries.

If you’re interested in joining our team, see all the details and how to apply here on our Contact page.

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In our June meeting we heard from Julie Kitching from Experience Counts and how they help people to return to employment or help out with volunteering. Check out their website www.experiencecountsyork.org.uk

We are always open to suggestions for topics and or guest speakers – just send us an email.

As always – if you’d like to join our meeting please email us at yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com and we will send you the Zoom invite link. It is also possible to dial in using an ordinary phone line – please let us know if you want to join in that way and we will supply details.

At the previous meeting, Rachel Cruickshanks and Anne Found from TEWV Metal Health Trust talked about access to Psychological Therapies for older people. Did you know you can self refer for help? Tel. 01904 556840 or check www.yorkandselbyiapt.co.uk

Our Spring Newsletter has been distributed – please contact us if you would like a hard copy or if you can pass some on to friends. The electronic version is available on the Newsletters page.

The next newsletter will be available towards the end of June.

If you know of anybody in need of help – even if it is just to have a phone chat, please let us know and we will try to help. Let’s look out for each other over the coming days.

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YOPA have moved to SPARK on Piccadilly – see details in Newsletter.

The following links may be useful during the current situation:

https://www.livewellyork.co.uk/s4s/WhereILive/Council?pageId=5223

City of York Council Advice

Age UK York
NHS Direct Advice

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York Older People's Assembly
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York Older People's Assembly

ABOUT

York Older People's Assembly

COMMITTEE

York Older People's Assembly

MEETINGS

York Older People's Assembly

NEWSLETTERS

York Older People's Assembly

50+ FESTIVAL

York Older People's Assembly

ISSUES

York Older People's Assembly

AWWOC

York Older People's Assembly

SERVICES

York Older People's Assembly

MEMBERSHIP

York Older People's Assembly

Contact us

If you are an older person and interested in learning more about the work of YOPA and perhaps becoming a member, browse this website, send us an email or phone us on 07856 908586 – our line is open Monday and Thursday mornings.

York Older People's Assembly
York Older People's Assembly

Tel: 07856 908586

Email: yorkolderpeoplesassembly@outlook.com

Unit 24, SPARK:YORK, 17-21 Piccadilly

YORK YO1 9PB

Working for older people in York. YOPA aims to:

  1. represent the views of older people in York to decision makers locally and nationally.
  2. Inform older people about services that are available.
  3. Identify where needs are not being met.