Leicester Children's Holidays

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting an Nominations Administrator

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting an Nominations Administrator

POST TITLE:                       Nominations Administrator ACCOUNTABLE TO:        Charity Manager HOURS:                                Part Time (15 hours a week) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11am – 4pm initially (with flexibility needed to meet the service needs, including the occasional Saturday) CONTRACT:                       6 Months Temporary Contract initially To become a Permanent Contract subject to Charity Manager / Board of Trustees …

Sam Wood

Sam Wood

Leicester Children’s Holidays volunteer Sam Wood is an integral part of the team who accompanies children to the Hilltop Outdoor Centre. He talks about his important role. I was part of the team to check out the Hilltop Centre back in 2018 and was proud to have travelled on that inaugural trip. This was a …

MOVE TO HIGHCROSS

MOVE TO HIGHCROSS

Our charity has set up shop at Highcross Leicester, heralding a new era. The new shop and offices, at 26 Shires Walk, next to the Post Office and opposite Zara, serves as a modern showcase for the charity and, on the run-up to December 25, offers a gift-wrapping service to take the strain off busy …

Hilltop summer 2019 part 2

Hilltop summer 2019 part 2

  It was emotional to see this boy who had never tried anything like this in his life throw himself off the highest platform and afterwards being so proud of himself   Hilltop summer 2019 part 2 The charity’s manager Nicky Kandola joined the 44 children on their adventure at a free holiday with Leicester …

Hilltop, summer 2019 Part 1

Hilltop, summer 2019 Part 1

The charity’s manager Nicky Kandola joined the 44 children on their adventure on a free holiday with Leicester Children’s Holidays. The hustle and bustle involved in ‘waving off’ the excited children outside our offices in Holy Bones has been the same for the last 121 years. The anxious faces on the mum’s and dad’s faces …

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting an Administrator

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting an Administrator

There’s nothing quite like a holiday for getting away from it all and creating happy memories. At Leicester Children’s Holidays, we have a close-knit team and are proud to have provided over 60,000+ free holidays for young children in Leicestershire since 1898. Many families struggle with time or finances to go on a holiday. This ...

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting a General Manager

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting a General Manager

There’s nothing quite like a holiday for getting away from it all and creating happy memories. At Leicester Children’s Holidays, we have a close-knit team and are proud to have provided over 60,000+ free holidays for young children in Leicestershire since 1898. Many families struggle with time or finances to go on a holiday. This ...

The best way to make friends on holiday as a child

We can all get a little tense from time to time, especially when we’re thrown into new situations. One of the biggest things we hear from children and their parents is that they’re nervous that they won’t make any friends or that nobody will like them. Thankfully however, this is never the case! Our holidays are …

How holidays make children happier and smarter

For adults, holidays are all about unwinding and de-stressing – whether you choose to do that by reading a book by the sea or by climbing up Mount Kilimanjaro. For children, however, holidays are about so much more. They’re an opportunity to play and experience things they’ve never done before. The new and exciting things …

Ways to Raise – Fundraising Ideas

Ways to Raise – Fundraising Ideas

There are literally hundreds of ways to raise money for charity, no matter what skills you have. Perhaps you’re a whizz in the kitchen or maybe you can run a marathon in under 3 hours. Use your skills for good and help raise money for Leicester Children’s Holidays. Here are just a few of our …