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Voluntary Action Islington Events round up – 24th March 2021

Voluntary Action Islington Events round up – 24th March 2021 Soca Aerobics Active Spaces Islington Every Tuesday: 6:30pm – 7:45pm A fun mix of dance and aerobics bringing all the sunshine of the Caribbean to your home. Get fit the fun way to the rhythms of Soca music. Suitable for...

Funding Update 22nd March 2021

The Women Thrive Fund (Deadline: 25 March 2021) Delivered by Rosa and Smallwood Trust, the Women Thrive Fund is distributing grants of up to £40,000 to specialist women’s organisations across the UK. Organisations should be working to enable women and girls to improve their mental health and wellbeing and/or improve...

Islington’s Challenging Inequality Strategy 2021

Islington Council’s new Challenging Inequality Strategy is setting out a long-term ambition for challenging inequality, inequity, discrimination and promoting inclusion. Islington Council is determined to improve life chances for the residents and staff, ensuring no-one is left behind and the council will listen and work alongside their staff and the...

Call out for Volunteer Marshals – Islington Vaccination Programme

The Business Design Centre is now operating as a mass vaccination site for Islington residents and we are therefore putting another call out for volunteer marshals to support the roll-out of the vaccination programme. We would particularly welcome more volunteers from Islington’s diverse communities and young people aged 18-26. Training...
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COVID Update for Voluntary and Community Sector

During this incredibly challenging and unsettling time, we are committed to providing the voluntary sector with as much information, advice and support as possible. There are some important updates below. Latest Covid-19 Information Islington Covid Data and Daily NCL Reports What is the current situation? There were 109 new confirmed...

International Women’s Day 2021

  Islington celebrates International Women’s Day 2021! The woman behind the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine: A role model to us all This inspiring article has been written by Charlie Tyler (aged 17) who approached VAI to volunteer to support the roll out of the vaccination programme in Islington. Read Charlie’s article...
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Government announces national lockdown

The Government has from Monday, 4th January announced a national lockdown for England to help tackle soaring rates of coronavirus cases. We must stay at home to help save lives and protect the NHS, leaving home only to:  Shop for basic necessities Go to work, or provide voluntary or charity...

VAI Christmas Closure Dates

  Voluntary Action Islington closes at 12:30 pm on Thursday 24th December 2020, reopening in the new year on Monday 4th January 2021. The volunteer centre is now closed. The centre will be back open on Monday 4th January 2021. Thank you for all your support and participation during 2020!...

Islington Volunteer of the Year Awards 2020

PRESS RELEASE Islington Volunteer of the Year Awards 2020 Hosted by Voluntary Action Islington Wednesday 16 December 2020 We are very pleased to announce that David Mallory is Islington Volunteer of the Year 2020. David joined Age UK Islington and Healthwatch Islington as a volunteer in 2019 and both organisations...
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Volunteering Opportunities at Christmas 2020

1. Christmas Telephone Befriender – Help on Your Doorstep Between Christmas Eve to New Years Day So many people are facing the hardest loneliest Christmas. They would be so happy for someone to give them a call for a friendly chat during the festive period. You could make a real...
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