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KNC Youth Brekky Club Announcement

 

KNC Youth Brekky Club Announcement

We are sad to say that due to current advice from NSW Health and the World Health Organisation that Youth Brekky Club is temporarily closed.
As soon as possible we will let everyone know when Brekky Club is back.
Our apologies to anyone affected by this.

KNC Food Pantry Announcement

KNC Food Pantry & Second Bite will be running tomorrow from 10.25am.


We ask that everyone exercise patience as we navigate these changes and ensure that we respect each other’s personal space.
We do not know how much food will be donated tomorrow given the supply chain and unprecedented demand for food but are running as normal with what we have.
Due to advice from NSW Health and the World Health Organisation there will be some temporary changes in order to protect you our clients, and also our volunteers & staff from COVID-19.
We have a station for hand sanitising and ask that you sanitise on your way into the program and also when leaving.
Please refrain from visiting the centre if you are unwell with any of the following symptoms;

1. Respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

2. If anyone in your household is unwell with the above symptoms.

3. If you have been in contact with anyone diagnosed with Corona Virus or with any of the above symptoms.

4. If you have travelled overseas in the last 14 days.

KNC Volunteers & Staff will stay home if they exhibit any flu-like symptoms and only return to KNC when they are cleared by a doctor.
Or after 14 days self-isolation in the case of exposure to someone with symptoms.

Corona Virus Update

Corona Virus Update

 


We have implemented some temporary changes in line with advice from NSW Health and the World Health Organisation.
This is to protect our clients, hirers, volunteers and staff from COVID-19.
From today, we will be implementing new hygiene requirements when visiting our centre as well as Social Distancing practices.

Visiting community members will be encouraged to:
1. Phone ahead on 4363 1044 before attending the centre
2. Use hand sanitiser upon entering and leaving the building.
3. Wash hands regularly with soap and water.

Please refrain from visiting the centre if:
1. You are unwell with any of the following symptoms; respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
2. If anyone in your household is unwell with the above symptoms.
3. If you have been in contact with anyone diagnosed with Corona Virus or with any of the above symptoms.
4. If you have traveled overseas in the last 14 days.
KNC Volunteers & Staff will stay home if they exhibit any flu-like symptoms and only return to KNC when they are cleared by a doctor - clearance certificate must be produced OR after 14 days self-isolation in the case of exposure to someone with symptoms.
We will keep everyone informed of any other updates.
Take care everone.

Form Support Drop in Sessions

Do you or someone that you know need help filling in paper or online forms?

Our lovely volunteer Christine from KNC will be at Kincumber Library on the fourth Monday of the month for anyone who needs help filling in print or online forms.
Call 4304 7641 for enquires.

Volunteer Maintenance Person Needed

We are after a volunteer for general maintenance around our friendly Neighbourhood Centre.

 

Your duties would include gardening, helping to maintain the centre, assisting to set up rooms for hirers, which requires lifting tables and chairs.
Assisting with unpacking food deliveries to our food pantry
Setting up and packing up our food program. lifting tables and chairs as needed.

Helping with our food program which involves lifting crates of food.

Need to be able to work with a friendly team of Staff and Volunteers.Needs to be flexible as things can change quickly around here!
Can work independently
Needs to be fit and healthy as heavy lifting is involved
This volunteer position is a Centrelink approved activity.

Requirements:
Working with Children Check
Follow WHS procedures

Please call Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre on 4363 1044 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteers Wanted for our KNC Food Pantry & Second Bite food program

We are looking for volunteers for our KNC Food Pantry & Second Bite food program.


If you want to help your local community and prevent good food from going to landfill we want you!

We need volunteers who can commit to volunteering every Wednesday from 9 am to 11.45am.
Are able to work with a friendly team of Staff and Volunteers
Can work independently
Needs to be fit and healthy as heavy lifting is involved.
For example lifting crates of food and tables.
Assisting with unpacking food deliveries to our food pantry
Setting up and packing up our food program.

If you have a vehicle and are able to help with picking up food when required that would be great but is not a not a requirement 🙂
Working with Children Check
Follow WHS procedures

This program is in alignment with our core values at KNC.
We take good, nutritious food that would go to landfill and is wasted to feed people in need in the Community.
If this is you please pop into the centre and fill in some volunteer paperwork.
Alternatively email the program co-ordination Leanne:
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Craft & Connect

Craft & Connect


Join a lovely group of people to make Craft & Connect.
Fortnightly on Wednesdays from 12pm to 2pm
$2 Gold Coin Donation
Includes Coffee, Tea & Biscuits
Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre

1/20 Kincumber Street,
Kincumber,
2251
Call 4363 1044 for enquiries
This is a fortnightly class.
Cardmaking
Scrapbooking
Crocheting for Beginners
Knitting for Beginners

KNC Youth Brekky Club Volunteers Needed

Have you been thinking about Volunteering in your Local Community in 2020?


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We have Volunteering Opportunities for Youth Brekky Club on Mondays and Fridays.
Brekky Club runs every Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays of the school term.
KNC Brekky Club Volunteers assist with tasks such as setting up the breakfast area, preparing and serving breakfasts, and cleaning up and washing dishes.

Social interaction with the students is an important part too, and supports informal learning of social and life skills.
All volunteers need to provide their Working with Children Checks.
As a volunteer you can apply for one free at Service NS
Call 4363 1044 if you are interested or email:
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KNC Playgroup First Play Date for 2020 is the 4th of February

We are happy to announce our first KNC Playgroup date for 2020 is the 4th of February.


We are looking forward to seeing all of our our Playgroup friends!
If you are a Parent , Grandparent or Carer of a Playgrouper and are interested in co-coordinating this year we would love to hear from you 🙂
It is a great chance to connect with your local community.

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KNC Volunteering Opportunities

Expressions of Interest for the KNC Volunteering Program
Have you been thinking about Volunteering in your Local Community?
Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre has Volunteering Opportunities available across our Programs.

There is something to suit everyone.
We have openings in:

Youth Brekky Club
Brekky Club runs 3 days a week.
You can choose your day or do all 3.
Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays of the school term.

KNC Playgroup
We are looking for some volunteers to help with Playgroup

KNC Food Pantry & Second Bite
Every Wednesday from 9 am to 11.30am

Receptionist
We have some openings available to work on Reception and other duties as needed.

KNC Eco Garden
Love Gardening and connecting with the community?
We have a wonderful community garden and are looking for some Volunteers.
Working With Children Checks Required
Contact KNC to make an application.
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Or call Reception on 4363 1044

Free Financial Counselling now at Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre

 

Free Financial Counselling now available at Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre every Thursday.

Please call Narara Community Centre on 4329 4477 to book your appointment at Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre on Thursdays.
Free financial counselling available to anyone facing financial hardship.

 

We can help with financial hardship problems caused by Low Income,
Redundancy, Unemployment, Separation, Isolation, Illness, Housing problems and more.

Mars Incorporated Volunteer Day 2019!

On Friday we had the wonderful people from Mars Incorporated, Australia back at Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre for their community volunteering day.
They did an AMAZING job painting two rooms and worked so hard to make sure that it was all done in a day!.
The Centre looks so much fresher and brighter 🙂
They cooked and catered a lovely lunch for everyone and also generously donated some of their lovely food to the KNC Food Pantry.We cannot thank Mars Australia enough for their continued support for this centre and the community, and the difference that it makes.
#marsvolunteers #proudlymars #thankyoumars

KNC Food Pantry & Second Bite Changes to Times

 

KNC Food Pantry & Second Bite

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 


To make our food program the fairest it can be for everyone we are asking that people not line up to buy their ticket before 10.15 am on Wednesdays. 

 

 

 

This ensures that families can get the kids to school and others in the community have time to get here to get their tickets.

 

 

Tickets are by random draw.

 

 

 

We love seeing everyone at KNC Food Pantry and look forward to seeing everyone soon!

Craft & Connect

Craft & Connect
Join a lovely group of people to make Craft & Connect.
Fortnightly on Wednesdays from 12pm to 2pm
$2 Gold Coin Donation
Includes Coffee, Tea & Biscuits
Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre

1/20 Kincumber Street,
Kincumber,
2251
Call 4363 1044 for enquiries
This is a fortnightly class.
Cardmaking
Scrapbooking
Crocheting for Beginners
Knitting for Beginner

Free Tax Help

 

Do you need Help with your Tax?
You may be eligible for Free Tax Help.
Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre have appointments available on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am to 12pm.
Call 4363 1044 to book your appointment.

You are eligible for Tax Help if your income is around $60,000 or less for the income year and you didn't:

work as a contractor, for example a contract cleaner or taxi driver
run a business, including as a sole trader
have partnership or trust matters
sell shares or an investment property
own a rental property
have capital gains tax (CGT)
receive royalties
receive distributions from a trust, other than a managed fund
receive foreign income, other than a foreign pension or annuity.

Thank You to the Central Coast lodge of Freemasons NSW & ACT!

Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre would like to say a Massive Thank You to the Freemasons NSW & ACT Central Coast lodge for their very generous donation of $10,000!

This donation will help Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre with much needed funds to assist the ongoing provision of services and programs on our local community.