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Community Foundation for Surrey – Grant Deadline 18 January 2019

In Home Page, Funding News by Nina Porter

The Community Foundation for Surrey awards grants to community and voluntary groups that make a difference to the lives of people in Surrey.  They can make grants to support most types of community activity depending on the range of funds available.  This includes: Core costs; Revenue costs; Capital costs; New projects; Existing projects and One-off initiatives.  The Community Foundation has recently developed another …

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Free NHS Health Checks for volunteers and staff – Redhill – 25 January 2019

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

To help volunteers and staff in the voluntary sector stay healthy, VARB is working in partnership with YMCA East Surrey to offer free NHS Health Checks for staff and volunteers aged over 40. The Health Checks will include measurements of cholesterol/HDL (“good cholesterol”); blood pressure; body mass index; and associated lifestyle advice.  They will be carried out by a trained …

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A Guide for Young People Aged 16-24 to Supported Internships

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

Please find following a , this is specifically for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). Please feel free to share with young people with SEND aged 16-24 years. In addition you may find this link to a short film clip helpful; Two students on work placement at Bentalls, along with their job coach and employer, speak about …

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The Lucy Rayner Foundation – Office Space Needed

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

The Lucy Rayner Foundation is a local charity working to raise awareness on mental health issues.  They are currently looking for office space 5 days a week, preferably furnished for around 8 volunteers, use of a meeting room would be useful but not essential.  If this is something you can help us with please contact Stuart Rayner 07913299496, stuart.rayner@hotmail.co.uk.

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Duke of Edinburgh Volunteering

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

Duke of Edinburgh volunteering with Surrey Libraries. For a Bronze level, 3 month volunteering placement  (runs June to September) : apply between March 26th and 30th June 2018 For a Silver level or Bronze 6 month volunteering placement (runs November to May): apply between 3rd September and 16th November 2018 Gold applicants can apply year-round If you are interested please …

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Stripey Stork – Toilet Roll Offer

In Home Page, News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Redhill-based charity Stripey Stork have secured a donation of over 32,000 toilet rolls that they are keen to share with other local charities, community organisations and their beneficiaries. The high quality toilet roll will be available for collection from Redhill (RH1 2LJ) from the end of April and you can contact lauren@stripeystork.org.uk for more details. A box contains 80 rolls …

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Opportunities for Employers to work with their community

In Home Page by Nina Porter

The new Spring edition of the Business and Community Partnerships Directory for Reigate & Banstead has just been issued.  It includes over 35 different requests for support from local charities – ranging from team volunteering to lending a training room or hosting a food collection. Take a look here and see how your business could get involved.

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NCVO Safeguarding resources

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

Due to recent events in the media there is a lot of focus on safeguarding and related issues.  NCVO have provided us with some useful guidance on this key topic. Safeguarding is a key governance priority for all charities, regulator reminds trustees – Charity Commission press release, 5 February 2018. Writing a safeguarding policy – includes links to trusted sources …

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LARGE ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR RENT – CENTRAL REDHILL LOCATION

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

Two large rooms are available for rent around the beginning of April 2018; the unfurnished office space is in a central Redhill location with easy access to public transport. Both offices are suitable for use as office space, training or workgroups. The space is available 5 days a week and some evenings to be agreed. Room 1: 208 sq ft …