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West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum & Involving Volunteers workshop

A morning peer learning workshop (9:30- 12 Noon) – Following on from World Mental Health Day, on 10th October, our morning peer learning workshop will be on the topic of ‘Volunteers with Extra Support Needs’. This will precede the afternoon Forum event. Fees apply for this session. The afternoon Forum will run from 12:30 – …

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New £42,500 Funding development pot available for community and social groups.

A new £42,500 funding pot is available to community groups and charities based across Lincolnshire. The Adult Care and Community Wellbeing Development Fund, released by Lincolnshire County Council’s Adult Care Team and administered by Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS) and Voluntary Centre Services (VCS), is intended to help build capacity within social and community …

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West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum & Morning Peer Learning Session

The next West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum takes place on Friday 29th June at Gainsborough Uphills Community Centre and we’d love to see you there. Once again we have scheduled an optional morning workshop. 10:30am-12:30pm Dealing with Difficult Volunteer Situations (Fees Apply) With the best will in the world, things do go wrong. This session …

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West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum & Morning Peer Learning Session

The morning peer learning workshop (10am – 12 Noon) will be on Volunteer Management: ‘Getting started with Involving Volunteers’. Fees apply for this session.  The afternoon Forum will run from 12:30 – 14:30 and will include a networking lunch followed by presentation sessions. The Forum is a free event. 

Third sector networking event – Lincoln, 17th April

There’s still time to book your place on the second in a series of Third Sector Networking events, organised as part of a collaboration between Voluntary Centre Services, Chamber of Commerce & Bishop Grosseteste University. This event, on 17th April,  is themed ‘Working Smarter’ as we will be facilitating a reflection on the benefits of …

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Ready for the changes to Data Protection?

The law relating to protecting people’s personal information is changing and all organisations need to be ready.  The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in the UK in May, requiring all organisations that handle personal data (information that identifies living individuals) to make some changes to ensure they understand and communicate …

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New rules on automatic disqualification of trustees and senior managers

From 1 August 2018 changes to the automatic disqualification rules mean that there will be more restrictions on who can run a charity.  For most charities, taking some simple steps to update recruitment and appointment systems is all that will be needed to prepare for the rule changes. There is guidance on the gov.uk website …

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West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum

Please join us at the popular West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum on Friday 19th January 2018. The afternoon Forum will run from 12:30 – 14:30 and will include a networking lunch followed by presentation sessions.

Community Connections Cafe- Gainsborough

  The theme of the event: Walk to School Month (Events are themed, but all are welcome) Find out more about activities in your community Meet new people and enjoy a friendly conversation   John Coupland Hospital, Gainsborough (Find us in Morton Suite, near the blood room) Last Wednesday of the month 10am – 12pm …

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Voluntary Centre Services Annual Survey 2016/17

At Voluntary Centre Services we are committed to providing a high quality service for the community. We would like to hear from as many organisations as possible who have used our services to take just 5 minutes to complete our Annual Survey. Your feedback helps us to improve and tailor our services to the needs of our community. *Deadline …

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