External Job Opportunity: Home-Start Essex

17th May 2022Jobs, News

Home-Start Essex (HSE) is a leading family support organisation that provides high-quality family-led services for families with young children. By mobilising trained volunteers, we support families directly in the home and in group settings to overcome a range of issues such as isolation, domestic abuse, mental health, financial stress and school readiness. They are looking … Read More

External Job Opportunity: Kids Inspire

29th November 2021Jobs

Kids Inspire are recruiting a Trusts and Foundations Assistant (Internship) to join their team of supportive, collaborative specialists. Successful candidates will share their passionate commitment to empowering children, young people and their families to build resilience through the healing of adverse childhood experiences and trauma. The Trusts and Foundations Assistant (Internship) role is a twelve-month paid Internship … Read More

Trustees’ Week 2021

1st November 2021Volunteering

Trustees’ week is an annual event to showcase the great work Trustee’s across the country do. It is an opportunity to provide opportunities for everyone to get involved and make a difference. We want to say a huge THANK YOU to all Trustees for playing a vital role, volunteering your time and working together to … Read More

Keep it 100 Essex: Providing Information & Support to Under 25s

20th September 2021Community

Your support is vital in order to maintain the Keep it 100 Essex website and to continue providing support and valuable information to those under 25’s that so desperately are in need….. before it’s too late. The Only Sharp Weapon Anyone needs – is a Sharp Mind!The Keep It 100 motive is simple – they … Read More

Emergency Collection for Afghan Refugees

26th August 2021News

DONATIONS PAUSED Following an appeal for donations of items and clothes for individuals arriving from Afghanistan, Essex County Council have now paused donations due to the overwhelming kindness of our residents. ECC kindly ask that you do not take donations to the centres listed online. We will update this page as soon as these donation … Read More

EXTENDED: Essex Short Breaks Inclusion Fund

23rd August 2021Funding Opportunities, Funding Opportunity, News

Do you require funding to make community activities accessible for Children and Young People with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their families? Do you require funding to purchase specialist equipment, training, consultancy or run a pilot project to enable children and young people with SEND aged 0 –25 years to have greater access … Read More

Active Chelmsford grants

21st June 2021Funding Opportunities, Funding Opportunity

Working in partnership, Active Chelmsford wants to create opportunities and resources to reduce inactivity and develop positive attitudes to health and wellbeing in communities across Chelmsford. Grants of up to £500 are available for projects or work aimed at engaging inactive people in the Chelmsford district. These small grants could be used to encourage more people to be more active. … Read More

Campaign celebrating community spirit launched in Chelmsford

4th January 2021Community

The huge upswell of community action in response to Coronavirus is being celebrated in a new campaign celebrating the Spirit of Chelmsford. Chelmsford CVS – the leading voluntary support organisation for the city and its surrounding areas – has launched the Spirit of Chelmsford, honouring the help given to our communities during the pandemic. The … Read More