Category Archives: Other

Free introductory digital service design course

Please see below details of a free introductory digital service design course being delivered by CAST.  Are you taking your first steps into digital service design? If you need some support, sign up for a free Design Hop! The five-week course … Continue reading

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City Arts release free mindful art activity booklet

City Arts have produced a free PDF activity booklet to download as part of their ‘Create to Connect’ project. The specially designed booklets detail art activities that people can do at home, or in a group. City Arts have created … Continue reading

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Free online resource for anyone affected by witnessing a suicide

Research suggests that around a third of suicides take place outside the home, in a public location. This means that the impact of suicide can reach far beyond friends and family to those who may have been at, or first … Continue reading

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Staff Psychological Wellbeing Hub

The Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust recognise that the intensity of work during the pandemic has taken its toll on the health and wellbeing of staff. Supporting the psychological wellbeing of people is something that is ever more important and … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Support Team Vacancies

Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership (SIP), a partnership of Qube, Energize, Shropshire RCC and Shropshire Youth Association have collectively been delivering infrastructure support to the voluntary sector in Shropshire for more than 20 years. SIP has recently secured funding to recruit an … Continue reading

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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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