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

Local Charities Day 2018

14th December 2018Community

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 are highlighting the importance of giving by encouraging people to pledge their time to a … Read More

Could you be the Chelmsford Museum Volunteer Coordinator?

21st September 2018Chelmsford CVS

An exciting and new role has been created at Chelmsford for an enthusiastic Museum Volunteer Coordinator to enhance the participation of our community in the history of Chelmsford and the Museum. The Museum has been progressing significant change since 2016 and following the awarding of funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund in Summer 2017, Chelmsford … Read More

Walking for Health!

6th July 2018Community, Volunteering

Heart and Sole is Chelmsford’s very own healthy walking scheme. Could you help our community put it’s best foot forward? As a volunteer walk leader, you’ll be helping people in your community to get active and healthy, providing vital support that they otherwise might not get. Our walk leaders love their roles and tell us great stories about … 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

We need Cycle Riders!

29th January 2018Events/ Opportunities

Are you a keen cycle rider? Do you have a passion for cycling and want to get involved with rides in your local community? If so Chelmsford City Council and Women Time need your help! They are looking for volunteer Ride Leaders for their cycle rides that take place on a Tuesday and Saturday morning. … Read More

Become a Volunteer Walk Leader…

22nd January 2018Volunteering

Heart and Sole is Chelmsford’s free health walk scheme. Throughout the year their trained volunteer leaders take group walks around local parks and green spaces. Without their volunteer walk leaders, the Heart and Sole walking scheme would not be possible. The training is FREE and will give you all the skills you require to act … Read More

InterAct Activity Programme January – March 2018

8th December 2017Chelmsford CVS, Community, Events/ Opportunities

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 Spice Girls and the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide to pamper evenings, they are … Read More

Job Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator at Dementia Adventure

21st August 2017Jobs

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 breaks for people living with dementia and their carers across the UK. They depend on … Read More