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

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

Safeguarding & Reporting: Are you prepared?

21st February 2018Chelmsford CVS

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 sector too. All charities operating at an international, national or local level, have a duty not … 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