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Digital Inclusion in Surrey

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

In partnership with Surrey County Council, Citizens Online would like to invite colleagues from voluntary, community and faith sector organisations to the launch of Digital Inclusion in Surrey Report. The session will take place in County Hall, Kington Upon Thames on Tuesday 9 July, 10.30-12.30pm where they will launch the report, share their findings and find out from you what you think …

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Pop in to VARB’s Pop up Volunteer Shop this June – Redhill

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead is part of the Redhill 175 committee.  Together we are undertaking a range of events to mark the 175th anniversary of Redhill.  As part of the celebrations, we are running a Pop Up shop in the Belfry Centre in Redhill.  The shop will be open 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday throughout June 2019.  We …

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East Surrey Chairs Network on Strategy Development – Oxted – 13 June 7pm

In Home Page by Caroline Foxton

Are you clear on your charity’s purpose and direction? Do you know what outcomes you are wanting to achieve, and how you will do this? A strategic plan is the key to ensuring your organisation doesn’t drift.  This is an informal workshop and networking event for Chairs and Vice Chairs of charities that are active in Reigate & Banstead and/or …

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Volunteer Management & Retention Training Course

In Home Page by Lisa Irwin

Are you responsible for managing volunteers? Are your volunteers motivated? Would you like to know more about how to manage & retain your volunteers? If so, Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead invites you to a one day training course: Volunteer Management & Retention Tuesday 2nd July 2019 10am – 4.15pm The Merstham Community Hub, 2a Portland Drive, Merstham RH1 3HY …

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Struggling with Trustee Recruitment? New Guide available now

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

Getting on Board is a national charity that supports board level volunteering.  They have just launched an excellent new guide on Trustee Recruitment which is aimed at small charities.  The Guide takes you step by step through the recruitment process and has lots of practical tips and examples that you can use. See the Getting on Board website for more …

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Tesco Centenary Grants Programme

In Home Page, News, Funding News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Note about projects for the July / August 2019 vote The July/August 2019 voting period will feature projects with a Health and Wellbeing theme and projects focusing on cancer, heart disease and diabetes will be prioritised. Tesco have launched the Centenary Grants programme in celebration of Tesco reaching its 100th year as a supermarket retailer. Groundwork which is an environment …

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National Volunteering Experience Survey

In Home Page, Consultation by Caroline Foxton

Time Well Spent is a major new report into the volunteering experience published by NCVO in January 2019. It is the result of a national survey carried out through YouGov’s panel (10,000+ respondents). The survey focuses on volunteering through groups, clubs and organisations and includes data on recent volunteers, but also lapsed volunteers and non-volunteers. The aims of the survey …

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East Surrey College Venue Hire Options

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

East Surrey College in Redhill offer a variety of Venue Hire options for organisations and companies looking to expand their options for corporate and social events. The facilities range from meeting rooms and the Auditorium to well-equipped workshops and training spaces, as well as industry-standard media production suites. The exceptional facilities at the College are used by its Full-time students, …

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Pfizer UK win award for Skills Based Volunteering in Reigate & Banstead

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

Congratulations to Pfizer UK, based in Tadworth,  on being announced as “Winner of the Social Value Recognition Awards 2018” at the recent #WeAreSurrey event. Pfizer UK were nominated by Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead for their participation in a skills-based volunteering pilot.  Staff from Pfizer have been using their volunteer days and their skills to help local charities.  Age Concern …

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Voluntary Sector Leadership – Free Training from the Open University

In Home Page, Resource Links by Nina Porter

The Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership  is offering access to free leadership courses to help leaders and aspiring leaders to adapt to the multiple challenges they face. Introducing leadership in voluntary organisations, will involve approximately 15 hours of learning and will provide an opportunity for people who work within voluntary organisations, as paid employees or staff, to develop energetic, practical and thoughtful …