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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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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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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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New peer support project for people with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Together Type 2 Together connects you with other people who have diabetes near to where you live. Relaxed and informal group sessions will be led by trained volunteers, creating a network of information and support hubs across the … Continue reading

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Victim Support Appeal For Volunteers

Can you help someone pick up the pieces? Domestic Abuse – Affects I:3 women and 1:5 men. Victim Support is looking for volunteers in Essex to help people recover from the trauma of abuse. Are YOU that person?  Do you have good … Continue reading

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