ANNUAL REPORT 2017-18 

WE NEED YOU!! Trustee vacancies 

Do you have a strong interest in making sure that attention is paid to the needs of older people? 
Are you good at taking a strategic long-term view of how an organisation should develop? 
Di you have time and commitment to help a small charity to be sustainable into the future? 
 
OCAY is looking for trustees to join our active, committed existing core of relatively long-serving board members. We would particularly welcome skills in HR; marketing, communications & public relations; digital; health and social care. The Board of Trustees meets as a Management Committee six times a year, for about two hours. In between meetings, there is an opportunity to be involved in a range of activities if your time permits e.g. fund raising and outreach events; networking and supporting partnerships; working groups; planning; staff recruitment and support. 
 
If you are interested in finding out more about the role, please contact the Charity Manager, Ruth Potter for an informal chat. 
 
There will be an interview with The Chair of Trustees, Rachel Totton.  
Last year OCAY supported 342 clients 

 

Our Next Drop In  

Thursday 16th August 10 to 11am at St James the Deacon Community Cafe, Sherringham Drive. 
 
Find out about our service or chat about volunteering. 
 
We have been awarded Investors in Volunteers. 
 
 

York: Human Rights City 

On 24th April last year the former Rt Hon Lord Mayor York declared the city the UK's first Human Rights City. To mark International Human Rights day, the new Lord Mayor, Cllr Barbara Boyce launched the second York Human Right Indicator Report. The report is available here 
 
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Our office opening hours are 10am to 3pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 2pm on Friday. 

WANT SOME HELP FROM OCAY? 

Are you a resident of the City of York and aged 50 or over? 
Are you a resident of the City of York and aged 50 or over? 
 
OCAY may be able to help you by providing an advocate. This is someone who will work in partnership with you and help you to speak up for yourself. 
 
Our advocacy service is free, confidential and independent. Our advocates will listen to what you want and act on your behalf at all times. We put people first and treat everyone equally. 

MORE ABOUT US 

Our free and independent advocacy service is available for all residents of York aged over 50 who feel they need our help. 
 
Our promotional video shows more of the impact our service has on peoples' lives. 
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