Tag: Third Sector

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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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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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

We are taking our highly successful Voluntary Sector Forum ‘on the road’; over the next 12 months we will visit 4 venues across West Lindsey.The first event will be delivered in Market Rasen. This event will focus on the theme: Volunteering. There will be a morning peer learning workshop which will run from 10:30 – …

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Lincolnshire Heritage Forum Annual Conference- 6 October 2017

Join Lincolnshire Heritage Forum at their Annual Conference on 6 October 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 at the Petwood Hotel, Stixwould Road, Woodhall Spa, Lincoln LN10 6QG This year’s annual Heritage Forum Conference once again strives to deliver membership expectations. It will: provide opportunities for delegates to share experience, knowledge and challenges raise awareness of the many excellent projects and …

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Double Accreditation Success for Voluntary Centre Services

Voluntary Centre Services has received notification of its successful re-accreditation under the prestigious Investing in Volunteers and Matrix awards schemes. 

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Big Lottery Partnership Development Funding

Voluntary Centre Services has secured partnership development funding on behalf of Involving Lincs and the Financial Inclusion Partnership to prepare the sector for the forthcoming European and Big Lottery Funding opportunities. The funding will be used in Lincolnshire to:  Provide widespread awareness of the ESF opportunities available locally. Continue the development of local partnerships and …

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Big Lottery ‘opt in partner’ Update – December 2014

The Big Lottery Fund have provisionally agreed to commit £260 million lottery money to the European Programme with £3.3 Million allocated for Greater Lincolnshire. Big Lottery proposals (Subject to agreement with LEPs): Two stage competitive grants process. Stage 1 – Outline proposal Stage 2 – Detailed proposal Grant application opportunities ‘competitions’ to be agreed and …

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