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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Parkinson’s UK share our charity shop!

  The Chelmsford 4 Good charity shop in Chelmsford is being shared with Parkison’s UK between the 10 April and 13 April. Come to the shop to find out more about what they do, and how you can help them! … Continue reading

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