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Volunteering can be Rewarding

 Yesterday afternoon I delivered a master class on Planning a Communications Campaign at Sefton Council for Voluntary Service. The people attending represented a variety of small local voluntary organisations delivering vital services to wide range of people. 169 more words

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

This qualification will benefit anyone working in a situation where food is prepared, cooked and served; it is relevant to all catering operations.

Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to understand: 167 more words


Emergency First Aid at Work

This is a one day course for people in the Voluntary Sector and Community Groups.

Intended outcomes:

  • Knowledge of appropriate precedures
  • Practical experience
  • Certificate of achievement…
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How volunteering led to my ideal job

Rachel Wylie has just finished her BA in Geography at the University of Leeds. Here she explains how her involvement in volunteering throughout university not only helped her discover her passion, but also helped her land a job after graduation.

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On Evidence. On the Political

I want to pursue the discussion about ‘evidence’ as it affects, or is said to affect, policy and funding decisions about play.  I allow myself this indulgence in part because I suspect I am at least partially responsible for provoking comment on the subject; and of course… 1,654 more words


Introducing our new look monthly email newsletter

After really helpful feedback from a number of our members, we have redesigned our monthly communication to make the information more accessible and bite-sized, moving away from the previous document download format. 108 more words


Bishop of Derby speaks of unique contribution of the voluntary sector to society

“We do not look just to our neighbours but to strangers. We are not just interested in economic viability but in what is morally right. That is where the energy of the charity sector comes from, and why there is that great British tradition we have heard of—not because it is economically efficient but because it is morally right” – Bishop of Derby, 26.6.14…

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