|Wed May 22, 2013 @10:00 - 01:00PM|
Advertising for Volunteers
|Fri May 24, 2013 @09:30 - 02:30PM|
Volunteer Card: West Lindsey Sessions
|Fri May 24, 2013 @10:00 - 12:00PM|
Adult Learners Week Open Event
|Fri May 31, 2013|
|Fri May 31, 2013 @10:00 - 01:00PM|
Good Practice in Volunteer Management
|Mon Jun 03, 2013|
|Tue Jun 04, 2013|
|Tue Jun 04, 2013 @10:00 - 01:00PM|
Good Practice in Volunteer Management
These services include training, support for community groups and volunteer involving organisations, local forums, support with the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly a CRB checking service) and direct volunteering brokerage. Further information about our services can be found using the menu above or by subscribing to our newsletter.
You can search for volunteering opportunities straight away on the national volunteering website, 'Do-it'. by typing your postcode in the box on the left and clicking search.
It's Quiz time! Voluntary Centre Services is inviting community organisations and charities to join them for a celebratory pub quiz to mark Volunteers’ Week. Teams of up to five can put their general knowledge to the test on the evening of Thursday 6th June at the Solo Club in Sleaford. At least one member of the team must be a regular volunteer, and the event will include a hot supper, licensed bar and prizes for the winning teams. Read more here.
VCS Lincoln are also hosting a quiz event in collaboration with St Giles Matters on Wednesday 5th June. Join us there!
Pop in while you're shoppin'. Join VCS Lincoln at the Waterside Shopping Centre on Friday 31st May to find out more about volunteering in your community. You can find out more here.
Mental Health Promotion Draft Strategy Consultation. Lincolnshire County Council would like your views on a new mental health promotion strategy which is being developed. The first stage of the consultation period ends on 31st May 2013. You can read more or complete the survey here.
Employer Supported Volunteering: New team opportunities available in Lincolnshire! Join the Dorrington Dry Boat Race and find out which team really comes out on top, read how we can support your organisation can help the wider community and read the latest update from our staff projects.
Voluntary Centre Services is part of Volunteer Centres Lincolnshire, one of only 8 projects to be awarded support from the national 'Innovation in Giving Fund', run by Nesta and funded by the Cabinet Office, to find new ways of connecting volunteers with opportunities in the local community. We will be working with Lincolnshire CVS, the Police and Crime Commissioner and the police to develop a new volunteer support role and have a positive impact on community safety. Read more here.
Want to hear more from us? You can now subscribe to our regular e-bulletin. Read past editions and sign up here.
The Lincolnshire Volunteer Card is a county-wide initiative, funded by the Lincolnshire Health and Well-being Fund offering free training to reward Volunteer in Lincolnshire. To book upcoming courses in Lincoln, North Kesteven and West Lindsey please click here.
The new Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has now fully launched. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.
The Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a ‘Community and Voluntary Fund’ with grants available from £250 - £1000. You can read more and make an application here.
Applications to the Thonock Trust are invited from small community groups who need some money to assist with running costs, equipment or activities that benefit people living in in Gainsborough, Corringham, Blyton, Springthorpe and Lea. The application deadline is June 1st. Read more here.
The Community Action & Volunteering Fund has been relaunched as The Community Chest. Applications are now open for West Lindsey and you can read about the new criteria and grants available here.
May Target Funding Bulletin is now available. Download it and read more about how we can support you here.
Applying to BBC Children in Need – changes to grants programmes. BBC Children in Need’s processes for applying for a grant have recently changed and there are also new application deadlines for Small Grants and Main Grants programmes. Download the guidance notes here.
West Lindsey Community Assets Fund is a £1.2m fund created by West Lindsey District Council and is run by two leading organisations in community and social enterprise, CAN and the Plunkett Foundation. The programme supports communities to develop community enterprise for the benefit of their communities, for example: the opening or refurbishment of community buildings; the development of community infrastructure such as shops, pubs, or local transport. Read more
If you'd like to hear more about funding, and receive a copy of our monthly target funding newsletter, sign up to our mailing list here.
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