What Happens If One Of Your Members Gets Hurt?

28th October 2019Events/ Opportunities

Are your volunteers Insured? Are you covered if one of your group members injures another group member? Running a charity or small community group can be a risky business! Even the smallest of organised activity needs to be properly assessed and covered by appropriate procedures, policies and insurance. The session from industry experts will include … Read More

Mental Health First Aid Training

12th September 2018Training

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 Aid (MHFA) training is an interactive and practical training course to help you spot the … Read More

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

29th June 2018Chelmsford CVS

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 volunteer group positively impacting the lives of others in your local community? Learn more about … Read More

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

25th July 2017Volunteering

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 groups, recognising the outstanding work they perform within their communities. Go to https://qavs.direct.gov.uk/ and submit … Read More

2016 – 2017 FREE and Chargeable Working Together Training programme

11th July 2016Training

The new 2016 – 2017 FREE and Chargeable Working Together Training programme and E-Learning Opportunities is now available. From July 2016 there is a new self-serve system called ‘LEARN’ which allows you to book and record your own Learning and Development. The Training Programme which contains details of all the courses with dates and locations and … Read More

Festival for the Senses

16th September 2015Events/ Opportunities

Tickle your taste buds, prick up your ears, smell lovely aromas, open your eyes and feel your way around our festival. Anglia Ruskin University are holding a FREE, interactive, fun packed sensory festival and experience a range of family activities for all your senses, including: circus workshops, climbing wall, African dance and drumming, henna tattoos, photobooth … Read More