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Call out for Volunteer Marshals – Islington Vaccination Programme

The Business Design Centre is been operating as a mass vaccination site for Islington residents for the last 4 months. Following the opening of Covid vaccination invitations to all adults over 18, the programme is now on a final sprint to vaccinate as many adults as possible by 19 July....
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It is Volunteer’s Week 2021! A time to say thank you!

The Mayor of Islington Cllr Gallagher, Jeremy Corbyn MP for Islington North and others TBC will acknowledge the role of your volunteers over the last year and thank them. Voluntary Action Islington exists to encourage and support individuals and community organisations to make a positive difference in the Borough. Each...
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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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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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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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Navinder Kaur new Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Islington

Press Statement   Voluntary Action Islington (VAI) has chosen Navinder Kaur as its new Chief Executive. Navinder was until recently Networks and Partnerships Manager at London Plus, which brought together voluntary, local authority and NHS responses to the Covid-19 outbreak across the capital. She previously worked at VAI as Head...
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Volunteer of the Year Awards 2020 – Nominations now open!!

Voluntary Action Islington exists to encourage and support individuals and community organisations to make a positive difference in life in the Borough. Each year we organise awards to celebrate the achievements of people volunteering in Islington. In a year riven by Covid-19, it’s even more important that we all celebrate...
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Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Islington – Recruitment

Chief Executive Voluntary Action Islington Salary £56,000 for a 35 hour week Voluntary Action Islington (VAI) is the main provider of support to Islington’s thriving and diverse voluntary sector and promotes community action through volunteering in the Borough. VAI works with over 500 voluntary organisations based or working in Islington....
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Volunteers’ week 2020

Volunteers’ Week is taking place this week, 1-7th June 2020. It is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. This year will be different, due to social distancing we are unable to get together at celebration events for volunteers in Islington. Instead,...
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