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VAI welcomes 6 new members

We are pleased to welcome 6 new members: Kin 4 Youth UK Disability History Month Morenada Bloque Kantuta HoardingUK SPEAK4ME 4 MINORITY COMMUNITIES Heart of Westbourne TRA...

Proposals to end Council support for Volunteer Centre

Voluntary Action Islington is disappointed by proposals being considered by the Council’s Executive next week that would mean the end of Local Authority support for an accredited Volunteer Centre. Instead the Council propose to support organisations without a track record in delivering volunteer support in Islington to run a different...

Report: Equalities in Islington

Islington BME Forum and Islington Community Network have compiled a report in response to the Council’s review of equalities in the authority. Click to access the full report. ...

Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management

In partnership with Rocket Consultancy we are offering a level 3 apprenticeship in leadership and management. This is available to people employed or volunteering with voluntary organisations and also to people in the public and private sectors. Click here for information about the programme. To view the presentation from our...

Visit by New Chief Executive of NAVCA

Joe Irvin, the new Chief Executive of NAVCA visited Voluntary Action Islington on Friday. His visit was his first to a member organisation of NAVCA.  Joe came to find out about our new project helping unemployed people to take part in volunteering. Click here to see a photo from the...

Report Launched – Promoting Resilience

A follow-up report from the Islington VCS Conference, “Promoting Resilience”, has been published by Voluntary Action Islington. The report covers the key topics and issues raised by attendees at the conference, which looked at how the VCS can support fairness, and what the sector needs to sustain itself over the...

A London Living Wage employer

Voluntary Action Islington is proud to be a London Living Wage employer Described by David Cameron as “an idea whose time has come”, and promoted as a key recommendation of Islington’s Fairness Commission, we believe that paying a living wage is both good for staff and good for society. Since...

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