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Volunteering Opportunities at Fordhall Farm

The Fordhall Community Land Initiative is a not-for-profit community owned society, which owns and utilises Fordhall Organic Farm in North Shropshire as an educational and social resource, promoting sustainable farming and healthy living. It raised an amazing £800,000 in 2006 … Continue reading

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Wildlife session & SDN Members’ Meeting in March

You are warmly invited to take part in two Shropshire Disability Network events in Shrewsbury in March. The first is a wildlife session provided by the Beautiful Burial Ground Project on 5th March. The second is our next Members’ Meeting … Continue reading

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Integrated Volunteering STP Bid

Shropshire and Telford STP has received some money to work up a bid to NHS England to develop an integrated volunteering programme. The STP has put the VCS at the heart of this and Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership has been working … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

The Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund Grants of between £15,000 and £25,000 and other support are available to regionally based organisations that can deliver support to people over the age of 65 who are currently unaware of smart meters … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

A Fabulously Inclusive Festival The 5th LGBT+ History Festival will take place in venues around Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin from 26th January to 5th March. The festival is entirely volunteer run and offers an exciting programme of events open to … Continue reading

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Public sector volunteers ‘less satisfied’ than their charity counterparts, research shows

Figures published by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations indicate that people find volunteering in the public sector more bureaucratic. People who volunteer in public sector roles are less satisfied with their work than those who give their time to … Continue reading

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Volunteering with the local MS Society

Volunteering with the local MS Society There are two local MS Society local groups in Shropshire, one based in Shrewsbury and one in Telford & Wrekin. Both are very active, friendly groups run by a team of enthusiastic volunteers and … Continue reading

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Citizens Advice Recruitment & Information Sessions

This yea, Citizens Advice Shropshire has opportunities available for a variety of volunteer roles.  Some of these roles are in development and the timetable of their introduction will be dependent upon resources and client needs. The recruitment and information session will … Continue reading

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Volunteering can be a catalyst for social change

Oonagh Aitken –   Volunteering can be a catalyst for social change – if all three sectors play a part The sector must build long-standing collaboration with other charities and companies to ensure the future of volunteering opportunities Oonagh Aitken Volunteers’ … Continue reading

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NCVO and CFG announce new partnerships with other bodies

NCVO and the Charity Finance Group have both announced partnerships with other sector bodies this week. Yesterday NCVO said it has partnered with the humanitarian volunteering membership organisation, Rotary, to help manage its Volunteer Expo initiative which aims to connect volunteers … Continue reading

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