Providing support to offenders

New Leaf provides help and support to offenders who plan to resettle in Oxfordshire, Berkshire or Buckinghamshire including Milton Keynes. Through mentoring, we aim to help people re-settle effectively, and address successfully any issues and challenges they have. Our aim is to reduce re-offending and to help people to fulfil their potential.


Regional Coordinator vacancy - Buckinghamshire


An opportunity to work for the Thames Valley Partnership’s New Leaf programme

The role is 15 hours a week, on a contract basis until March 2020. 

The salary is pro rata, based on £25,951 FTE

This is a new role acting as local coordinator for the New Leaf offender mentoring scheme which assists with the resettlement of prisoners by deploying trained volunteer mentors recruited from Faith Communities and other voluntary groups.  Amongst other duties, you will provide supervision and support to volunteers, including training and recruiting new volunteers and representing the project at local meetings.

The role will primarily be out in the community and will require regional travel across Bucks, with occasional attendance at the Partnership offices in Chilton, Bucks for meetings.  Hours of work would ideally be over two days, during normal hours of work but with some flexibility to allow for occasional out of hours activities.  

Application Forms and a full Job Description/Person Spec. can be obtained from or by downloading directly from the Partnership website: or via the enclosed attachments

Deadline for Applications is 5pm on Friday 26th May.

Please send to

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 13th June at the Partnership’s offices, Townhill Barn, Chilton, HP18 9NA




Phone contact with New Leaf

New Leaf staff and volunteer mobile numbers have recently changed. If you are trying to contact someone from the project and do not have their new number, please call 01844 202001 during office hours or email We apologise for any inconvenience caused   


Happy New Year

Wishing all New Leaf mentees, volunteers and associates a very happy new year. Thanks for all your support for the project throughout 2016. We now look forward to the next twelve months and the opportunity to try and help more people successfully resettle into the community after they leave prison   


Quiz Night - November 17th

New Leaf are having a quiz night on November 17th at Thame Football Club, from 6.30pm. Tickets are only £5 each including a chicken or vegetable curry. Please see the attached flyer for more details

You are welcome to come individually and form a team with other people on the night or to make up your own team of friends and family - all are welcome including children.

There will also be a raffle and the many prizes will include two hampers of lovely goodies and tickets will be on sale during the evening. They cost 50p each and if you aren't able to come to the quiz but would like to purchase some, please send your cheque payable to Thames Valley Partnership for the appropriate amount to the New Leaf office address below and we'll make sure they are added to the draw on the night

Our last quiz night was great fun and a big success raising valuable funds for the project. With your support we hope to make the follow up even better 

Townhill Barn
Dorton Road
HP18 9NA


Berkshire Community Foundation support new role

Thanks to Berkshire Community Foundation for a grant of £2000 to help support a newly created Volunteer Co-Ordinator position in Berkshire. We will be looking for a local member of staff to support our Berkshire volunteers and increase awareness of our work in the area