Author Archives: Chelmsford CVS

Safeguarding & Reporting: Are you prepared?

It is near impossible to miss the headlines relating to our sector at the moment, but whilst it might be easy to consider these as ‘big charity’ issues, the problems surrounding Oxfam present important lessons for smaller members of the … Continue reading

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External Job Opportunity: Braintree District Mencap CEO

Braintree District Mencap Society is an independent charity, celebrating 62 years of supporting people with a learning disability and their families. We provide services, information, social events and general support for children and adults. Working within the community, the organisation … Continue reading

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Anglia Ruskin Newsletter- Spring edition

Anglia Ruskin have released their Spring Newsletter, jam packed with loads of interesting and free events for the next few months. The Essex Book Festival runs from 1 March to 30 March and Anglia Ruskin are hosting a number of exciting … Continue reading

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NHS STP Consultation Summary

“We all want the very best health and care for you and your family.” While there are many examples of excellent care in mid and south Essex, the NHS Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) know they … Continue reading

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We need Cycle Riders!

Are you a keen cycle rider? Do you have a passion for cycling and want to get involved with rides in your local community? If so Chelmsford City Council and Women Time need your help! They are looking for volunteer … Continue reading

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World Cup Wine Tasting

Kids Inspire are hosting a World Cup Wine Tasting fundraising event at Ingatestone Hall on Thursday 22 February. With wines from around the world, all supplied by Ingatestone Wines and delicious artisan cheeses provided by Abigail’s Deli it’s an event … Continue reading

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Become a Volunteer Walk Leader…

Heart and Sole is Chelmsford’s free health walk scheme. Throughout the year their trained volunteer leaders take group walks around local parks and green spaces. Without their volunteer walk leaders, the Heart and Sole walking scheme would not be possible. … Continue reading

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

InterAct are running a Youth Mental Health First Aid training course. The course is for you if you want to learn new skills and strategies, enhance your CV and if you care for or work with vulnerable young people (age … Continue reading

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SECE Mind are calling for volunteers!

“South East and Central Essex Mind (SECE) is such a well-known local charity that I became excited when I read about the IES voluntary roles on the website. I have been volunteering for just over eight months now and have … Continue reading

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Dementia Adventure are looking for a Social Media / PR Officer

Dementia Adventure are looking for a new team member. Are you an experienced PR professional with social media experience? Do you have an instinct for a good story and know how to use a variety social media platforms to maximum … Continue reading

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Need help and information managing your Type 2 diabetes?

Do you need help and information about managing your Type 2 diabetes? Diabetes UK are holding a free one day event on Tuesday 30 January 2018 from 9:30am at Hamptons Sports and Leisure Meeting Room. Full details can be found … Continue reading

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Engage December 2017

     

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InterAct Activity Programme January – March 2018

InterAct’s new January – March 2018 Programme is here! InterAct supports some of society’s most vulnerable children, young people and their families. From leisure and social activities, parenting and relationship support, to community connection and volunteering. From hand drumming to … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Recruitment of Community Agents

Community Agents Essex is a countywide network of agents and volunteers who will support older people and their informal carers to find and develop independent living solutions from within their local community. The service is delivered through a community and voluntary … Continue reading

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Future leaders for the voluntary and community sector

ASPIRE is a 12 month leadership development programme that will bring 15 people from the Voluntary and Community Sector in Essex together to create a strong cohort that will learn together through an accelerated development journey. The programme has been … Continue reading

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Make sure you’re protected against flu – get your jab now

NHS Mid Essex CCG is reminding people to be on the lookout for invitations to get their flu jab if they’re in the ‘at-risk’ groups. The invitation letters, from our local GPs, are being sent to adults aged over 65; … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Projects & Communications Assistant at Families InFocus

An exciting new job opportunity to join the Families InFocus team. Hours 28-37 per week (flexible) Salary: FTE £20,456pa to £22,434pa (Depending on experience) Families InFocus are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced individual to join the team and … Continue reading

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New Guide to Adult Community Learning

ACL Essex offers a wide range of day time and evening adult learning courses to help you improve your job prospects, learn a new skill or simply inspire you. Some of courses lead to qualifications, some don’t, but they all give … Continue reading

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Silver Sunday

Silver Sunday is a national campaign to help prevent loneliness and tackle the problem of isolation for older people by organising fun activities for them to join in on this day.  Click here for more details. Essex County Council are … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator at Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure is an innovative charity working to make sure that people living with dementia have access to nature and the outdoors on a regular basis. They provide training, research and consultancy services. Dementia Adventure also provide adventures and short … Continue reading

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