Duffus Community Foundation

Duffus Community Foundation

At a glance

Causes

  • Counselling / advice
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Mental health
  • Young people

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Regional

Objectives

Duffus Community Foundation is a grassroots, family run and founded charity that support Children & Young People aged 8-17.

We support Children & Young People specifically from South London & Surrey, who are experiencing difficulties with confidence, self-esteem or any forms of life challenge that are having an impact on their wellbeing.

Our mission is to make a positive difference to children & young people's wellbeing and resilience by providing those in need with access to recreational activities in the community and through educational workshops.

 

Our impact focuses on the following 4 outcomes:

  • Support young people to have fun
  • Improve confidence & self-esteem
  • Improve resilience & independence
  • Support positive communication & relationships. 

Activities

We provide:

  • Wellbeing programmes providing tips and strategies on subjects such as healthy lifestyles, communication, resilience and stress management.
  • 121 school support for pupils who have experienced poor mental health or poverty.
  • Community Youth Groups providing access to recreational activities which are youth-led and built around our core values of positive wellbeing.
  • Trips during the school holidays and media projects such as podcast creation and short film projects. 121 mentoring is also provided. 

Current opportunities

London (South), CR0 4WF

Exciting opportunity to lead on financial oversight of our charity, setting up financial controls and processes and overseeing our treasurer.