Category Archives: Other

Data4Good Conference

The first national Data4Good Conference is happening in Birmingham on 14th November and Shropsihre VCS Assembly members are being offered a 25% ‘locals’ discount. The event is being organised by Data Orchard in partnership with NCVO, NPC, Tech Trust, DataKind UK, … Continue reading

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Family Volunteering Research

Important research is taking place into family volunteering. Led by the equivalent of Shropshire VCS in Portsmouth, the research is looking across the UK at how VCS groups and organisations  offer opportunities for families with children to volunteer together. Examples may range from marshalling … Continue reading

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Thrive at Work

Thrive at Work is a new workplace wellbeing programme that supports and encourages employers to improve the health and wellbeing offer to their employees. Shropshire VCSA members are invited to join. The West Midlands Combined Authority is looking to recruit 148 … Continue reading

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Guinness World Record Attempt

There is an exciting world record Charleston attempt here in Shrewsbury in aid of Severn Hospice and sponsored by Shropshire Homes.  The dancing does have to be in time so you will need to learn the steps. Look out for … Continue reading

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Summer Holiday Message

VCS Assembly members do so much for other people, communities and their groups or organisations. You all work hard to make a difference. Now August is upon us and many people are taking holidays, we hope you will all take … Continue reading

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Free Webinar This Thursday: Grant Funding For Health Projects

The free webinar from NCVO will explore some of the key questions raised in the VCSE review discussion paper, regarding the continued use of grants to fund service delivery. In particular the webinar will look at proposals to merge the Innovation Excellence … Continue reading

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SEND Supported Internships

If you wish your organisation to be considered for a one off grant to supply the above, please download the information and complete the proposal form attached to this email then return it by email to sarah.sweeney@shropshire.gov.uk. Information is supplied in both … Continue reading

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Help With Recognising Skills In Volunteering

The European project ‘Volunteering Validation Highway‘ has been brought to our attention as a result of the recent news item ‘Recognising volunteering skills in recruitment‘. Various results and resources have recently been published from its work. The results web page … Continue reading

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Job Vacancy at Shropshire RCC – Development Officer – Sight and Hearing Loss Service

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Member of the Week

Each week, an organisation’s profile appears at the top of your newsletter. The VCSA Team hopes that this will help our members learn more about each other. We will be collateing the information provided from our Member of the Week … Continue reading

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