Tag Archives: Volunteering

Bearing A Torch for the Olympics

June 29th is the deadline for nominations for volunteers to be an Olympic torch-bearer in Derby/ Derbyshire next year. The press release is as follows: Time Ticking To Nominate Torch Bearers There is less than a month left in a … Continue reading

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City and Guilds Certificate in Personal, Teamwork & Community Skills

Although our local flagship volunteering project for young people, vinvolved, has closed, there is still much that young people can do, both as “traditional” volunteers as well as innovative full-time and short-term opportunities. We’ve had news of an opportunity that … Continue reading

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JobCentre Plus “Registered Volunteering”

A colleague from another Derbyshire Volunteer Centre went to an event on Friday where a JCP representative was talking about volunteering. In my colleague’s own words: “She said they had a book with organisations in so people could then volunteer. … Continue reading

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Volunteer At Sight Support Derbyshire

I’ve just picked up a link to great volunteering site. It’s the volunteering page at Sight Support Derbyshire (which used to known as the Derbyshire Association for the Blind). You can see their opportunities at first hand by clicking on … Continue reading

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Influencing Up – Getting Support for Volunteering in Your Organisation

Influencing Up – A 2 hour free workshop for anyone interested in getting buy-in for volunteering. Wednesday 23rd March 10.00 at South Derbyshire CVS. As managers of volunteer programmes already know, it can sometimes be difficult to get whole-hearted support (and … Continue reading

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Practical Conservation and Wildlife Walks with Groundwork

Gresley Woods Conservation Mornings Come along and help preserve the local nature in your area with some practical conservation work at your local woodland. We will be pruning and thinning some of the newer plantations. We hope you can come … Continue reading

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Supporting Hard To Reach Volunteers – Volunteer Managers’ Forum – 24th February

One of the greatest dilemmas faced by volunteer managers is how to balance the time and energy needed to meet the needs of volunteers with the time and energy needed to support the people or service that the volunteers are … Continue reading

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