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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Culture in Essex – Small Grants funding available

If you’re an individual or member of a voluntary organisation or community group with a vision to host a community arts or heritage activity in Essex this year, then you could receive much needed funding from our ‘Culture in Essex – Small Grants Scheme’. A fund … Continue reading

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Childhood Illness Workshops – back by popular demand

Parents across mid Essex are invited to a second phase of free NHS workshops aimed at providing information and advice about common childhood illnesses. Mid Essex CCG are running another series of workshops between 6th and 10th March 2017 and would like … Continue reading

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Chelmsford Start Co-operative Charity of the Year

Since 2006, Chelmsford Star Co-operative has supported a different local charity each year to be the focus for staff fund raising. Over this time through a variety of initiatives and events, they have raised over £283,000 which has benefited the … Continue reading

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New Job Opportunities with Hearing Help Essex

Are you interested in helping hard of hearing people in Essex with information on equipment, advice on benefits and much more?  Are you outgoing and confident about talking to small groups? Hearing Help Essex wish to recruit two outreach workers. … Continue reading

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