Author Archives: Chelmsford CVS

Do you work with young people who need to build social skills, self-confidence and independence?

InterAct’s new programme for January to March 2019 is here! They have lots in store for you in 2019. There are lots of exciting things going on during February half term including Mamma Mia, the musical, Southend Adventure Island and London … Continue reading

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External Job Opportunity: North Avenue Youth Centre – Youth Support Worker

North Avenue Youth Centre is based in Chelmsford and works with young people aged 8 – 18 (25 with additional needs) in the area. They aim to engage young people in a range of activities both within the Youth Centre … Continue reading

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Local Charities Day 2018

Local Charities Day builds on the work of our recently published Civil Society Strategy, where the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committed to enhancing relationships between businesses, charities and local areas, to help communities grow. This year, the DCMS … Continue reading

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Kids Inspire Christmas Appeal 2018

Kids Inspire are once again warmly welcoming your Christmas gift and hamper donations for their Christmas Appeal 2018. All of the donations will be distributed to children and young people who, without Kids Inspire and you, may not have an … Continue reading

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Public consultation on Essex Future Library Services Strategy (2019-2024)

Essex County Council recognise that library services play a unique and valued role in our society. But in the last five years use has slumped: loans have almost halved and fewer than one in five Essex residents use libraries. The … Continue reading

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Message from Roger Hirst PFCC for Essex – Policing Precept Survey

Police funding is an important topic both nationally and particularly in Essex. There is always a demand for greater police visibility by the public. The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner has to set a budget for Essex Police that enables … Continue reading

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Embracing Risk Management

Charity update on Tuesday 13 November All charities, large and small, are exposed to risk. Trustees are ultimately responsible for managing these risks and for deciding how much risk their charity should take. Never forget that with risk comes reward! … Continue reading

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Could you be the Chelmsford Museum Volunteer Coordinator?

An exciting and new role has been created at Chelmsford for an enthusiastic Museum Volunteer Coordinator to enhance the participation of our community in the history of Chelmsford and the Museum. The Museum has been progressing significant change since 2016 … Continue reading

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Mental Health First Aid Training

What you say, how you say it , and how well you listen can have a profound impact on someone who is emotionally distressed or having a difficult time. Everyone can learn and benefit from MHFA skills. Mental Health First … Continue reading

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Showcasing Healthcare this September

It’s just over a week until the 5th Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare event at Broomfield Hospital. Last September we held our largest ever multi agency Health & Wellbeing Showcase attended by commissioners, professional, practitioners, health providers and representatives from local charities working … Continue reading

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External Job Opportunity: Age UK Essex Nail Trimmers

Age UK Essex is an ambitious local charity with a proud history of improving the lives of older people. They are currently seeking Nail Trimmers to join their growing team. They provide a comprehensive training programme in partnership with the NHS … Continue reading

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Marvels of Mid Awards

Do you know an individual or group that has gone above and beyond in helping local people Live Well? Have they had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of residents across mid Essex? Mid Essex CCG’s Marvels of … Continue reading

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External Job Opportunity: Families In Focus

Families In Focus are a leading independent parent led registered charity providing holistic support to families of children with disabilities and special needs (aged 0 to 25) across Essex, who require advice, information and support, particularly at times of change, challenge … Continue reading

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Putting multi-agency reviews into practice

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board and the Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board in conjunction with the Essex Social Care Academy, Essex County Council are hosting a workshop on putting multi-agency reviews into practice – professional curiosity and themes from … Continue reading

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Do you care?

Plastics are affecting our waterways, rivers and oceans. Dawn Wood (aka Smiffy) a former resident of South Woodham & a student at William de Ferrers School, does care. She has taken on this initiative as her personal challenge to raise … Continue reading

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Walking for Health!

Heart and Sole is Chelmsford’s very own healthy walking scheme. Could you help our community put it’s best foot forward? As a volunteer walk leader, you’ll be helping people in your community to get active and healthy, providing vital support that they … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteer groups was created by Her Majesty to mark the Golden Jubilee in 2002 to recognise exceptional contributions made to local communities by groups of volunteers. Do you know an exceptional … Continue reading

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When Women Rule – National Democracy Week

When women enter politics, they make a difference. So why are so few in the highest ranks of power? World Leaders have pledged to achieve women’s equal participation in politics by 2030. But there are concerns that progress is too … Continue reading

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Epilepsy Family Fun Day

Join Epilepsy Action for their Family Dun Day on Saturday 2 June from 10:30am to 4pm at Springhouse Sports and Social Club. Meet other families, epilepsy nurses and doctors and join in the fun! Activities on the day will include … Continue reading

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Funding to Support the Development of Small Charities and Social Enterprises (UK)

The Fore Trust has announced that the next funding round to support the development of small charities, social enterprises and community interest companies will open for registrations on the 3rd April 2018 at 10 am. The Trust is offering development … Continue reading

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