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£6m grants to 'vital' Third Sector

More than 115 organisations to benefit from Enterprise Ready Fund

Grants totalling £6 million have been awarded to over 115 enterprising third sector organisations, Finance Secretary John Swinney confirmed yesterday. 465 more words

North Edinburgh News

What do new social enterprises need?

There is something refreshing about young social enterprises in Ireland.

I have greatly enjoyed attending the “Story Exchange” open mic events this year at the… 289 more words

Danielle Byrne Services

Social Housing companies can support and develop Social Enterprises

Following the publication of a report on social enterprise in Ireland (www.forfas.ie 2013) the Minister with responsibility for developing social enterprise set up an… 564 more words


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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