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Are Volunteers Vital to Your Future?

In Home Page, Duke of Edinburgh by Caroline Foxton

What steps have you taken to future-proof your organisation?  Do any of your plans outline the need to embrace a new wave of volunteers? There has never been a better time for charities to embrace the next generation of volunteers and we would like to give you the opportunity to showcase your volunteer opportunities to young people across the borough. …

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Age Concern Banstead – Job Vacancy

In Home Page, Job Vacancies by Caroline Foxton

Age Concern Banstead are looking for someone to join their small friendly team based in the Day Centre in Banstead. Answerable to the trustees, you will be employed for 10 hours a week in two 5 hour shifts. You will need to be a bit flexible to cover for annual leave and sickness. There is occasionally an opportunity for overtime. …

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Funding Opportunities in Reigate & Banstead

In Home Page, Funding News by Nina Porter

Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead along with Reigate & Banstead Borough Council and the Community Foundation for Surrey, will be running a joint funding surgery on 16 September 2019 to provide information and advice on a range of local funding opportunities, as outlined below:- • Reigate & Banstead Borough Council has recently launched new small and medium grants funds to …

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Find out more about volunteering – Volunteer Drop Ins every Thursday, Redhill – Starts 5 September 2019

In Home Page by Nina Porter

Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead is the accredited Volunteer Centre for this area.  We match potential volunteers with local volunteer activities and roles from over 500 charities and not for profit organisations. If you would like to find out more about volunteering, but are not sure where to start, then come along to a Volunteer Drop In at VARB.  Our …

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The Kingston Burrowes Community Fund

In Home Page, Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Local community groups are invited to apply for a share of the £1000 fund. 4 grants of £250 each will be awarded to projects in the Merton, Kingston and Reigate areas. Projects should be focused on work supporting activities with clear benefit to the community, working with young people/children, schools, special educational needs, those with disabilities or the elderly. Projects …

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Mayors Volunteer Awards 2019

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

What an amazing night celebrating volunteering.  On Friday, 19th July, 42 volunteers were presented with awards by the Mayor at the town hall.  The annual Mayor’s Volunteer Awards now in it’s 16th year celebrated the outstanding contribution from volunteers who have selflessly strengthen our community. There were six award categories this year – long service volunteers, individual volunteers, individual trustees, …

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Calling all parents & grandparents … …volunteers needed!

In Home Page by Nina Porter

Could you help make a difference to vulnerable families with young children in your local area?  Are you a parent or a grandparent with 3 hours per week to spare? Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young. Your experience as a parent can help other parents.  Home-Start East Surrey are looking for …

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Make a Difference this Summer!!

In Home Page, News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

What about doing something different this summer?  Give something back, help others, develop skills and gain work experience as well as meeting new people.  We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities for young people, from sport, health, social care, entertainment, environment and one off events.  Contact us via email or call us, we are here to help you find …

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East Surrey Trustee Network – Safeguarding – Oxted – 10 October 2019 7pm

In Home Page by Caroline Foxton

Safeguarding should be a key governance priority for all charities, not just those working with children or vulnerable adults. Are you clear how to manage safeguarding risks within your charity? Do you know what policies you should have in place and how to check they are working? This event will provide an overview of the safeguarding responsibilities of trustees.  There …