Kids Inspire Christmas Appeal 2018

26th November 2018Chelmsford CVS

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 extra-special Christmas, so please give generously! Please see the flyers below which detail all that you can … 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

SECE Mind are calling for volunteers!

18th January 2018Volunteering

“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 really enjoyed my time at Mind. I have grown in confidence both professionally and in … Read More

Job Opportunity: Recruitment of Community Agents

8th December 2017Jobs

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 sector partnership, bringing together four well established organisations: Rural Community Council of Essex (RCCE); British … Read More

Future leaders for the voluntary and community sector

10th November 2017Training

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 commissioned by the Essex Partnership in recognition that growing the skills and capabilities of a … Read More

New Guide to Adult Community Learning

31st August 2017Events/ Opportunities

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 you the chance to learn something new. They have popular courses like pottery, languages and cake decorating. … Read More