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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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Osbournby Digital Hub

Get online and learn for free with North Kesteven District Council. If you are just curious about computing, need help with a job application or council service or even a complete beginner with IT – they will try and help. There is no need to book. Location: Osbournby Village Hall When: Every Wednesday 11-12:30pm For …

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Voluntary & Community networking event, Sleaford

Voluntary & Community Forum Thursday 28th September, 12.00 – 3.00pm including networking lunch Featuring: Dementia Friends, digital support in local communities and innovative ways to involve more volunteers… The next Voluntary and Community Forum in Sleaford is on 28th September and includes a Dementia Friends Information Session run by Bex Mezzo from Sleaford Dementia Support. …

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Local employer seeks team opportunities

Voluntary Centre Services North Kesteven centre in Sleaford has been contacted by a local employer looking for opportunities for groups of their employees to work together as a team to help the community.  Ideally they are looking for team opportunities around Lincoln, Sleaford or anywhere in between.   If your community group, project, site or building could benefit …

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Latest Training Bulletin from Voluntary Centre Services

You can download and view a copy of the latest VCS Training bulletin here, including our Act Now and Prevent workshops, Volunteer Coordinators Forums, Mentor Training and Involving Volunteers with Additional Support Needs.

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NK Voluntary & Community Forum – and ‘Join the Dots’

Our next Voluntary and Community Forum takes place on 16th March in Sleaford starting at 12.00 noon.   The Forum is our regular networking and information event for voluntary and community organisations. It features speakers, news and funding updates. There is also the opportunity for you to share information about your own organisation’s services, projects and …

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Supporting and Supervising Volunteers*

This one day training course explores skills and frameworks to help you develop and retain your volunteers and enable them to undertake their tasks effectively. There will be the opportunity to identify and practice the skills required, and explore ways of implementing effective support and supervision in your organisation. This course is ideal for those …

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Stonewall Survey 2017

Stonewall is an organisation which supports lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people to feel free to be who they are, wherever they are. If you identify yourself as being part of this group and are aged 11-19 years, complete this survey to share your views about what life in Britain is like for you. If …

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Adult Safeguarding for Community Organisations*

This full day course explores the role and responsibilities of voluntary and community organisations in keeping adults safe from harm.  Participants will get the chance to evaluate some adult safeguarding situations and develop their own approach in line with good practice.  There will also be the chance to discuss the national and local context for safeguarding …

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Merry Volunteering: Let us know about your festive volunteering roles

Whether you’re planning a big community lunch, shoebox parcels, sending cards to your clients or something completely different, please let us know about your seasonal volunteering requirements. As ever we’re already receiving requests for those who want to help others both during the Christmas holidays and on Christmas day itself.  Please contact your local office today to let …

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