Tag Archives: Chelmsford

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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ESAB Training 2018/2019

The Essex Safeguarding Board have a brand new Training Brochure available. To see the full list of courses on offer click here. Some of thew upcoming training in Chelmsford includes: Safeguarding Adult Basic Awareness Training | 23 April This course … Continue reading

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Keep Warm, Keep Well During Cold Weather

As colder weather sweeps across Essex this week, NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (MECCG) is urging local people to take extra care. Prolonged periods of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Foster carers change children’s lives

Foster carers with Essex County Council help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year. Could you provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to support the most vulnerable children in our county … Continue reading

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Spare Change or Real Change?

When we see someone in distress, our first instinct is to help. Giving spare change seems like a kind, easy way to help. But it’s often the opposite. Every person begging has a different story to tell. People end up … Continue reading

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Nominations open for the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service!

Do you know of a volunteer group that devotes it’s time to helping others in your local area and deserves a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service? The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer … Continue reading

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Did you know you can plan for your family’s future AND raise money for your chosen charity?

Backhouse Solicitors are delighted to announce that for every Will or Lasting Power of Attorney made they will donate either £25.00 or £50.00 directly to the charity of your choice. To take advantage of this offer simply quote code CVS … Continue reading

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