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We are recruiting a Volunteer Centre Support Officer

Salary: £34,770 – £35,862 per annum – NJC spine point 18 – 20 (pay award pending Nov 2024, once announced will be backdated to 01/04/2024) Responsible to: Volunteer Centre Services Manager Duration: 2 years (extension subject to funding, with hope to making the post permanent) Hours: Full time (35 hours...

Stress Awareness Month April 2024

What is stress? Stress is our body’s natural reaction triggered by pressures and difficult situations. Stress, on its positive side, prompts us to address challenges and threats in our lives. It can serve as a motivational force that help us to move forward. However, after certain point unmanaged stress could...

Islington’s Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Conference

Islington’s Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Conference Date: March 12th 2024 Time: 09:30 – 16:30 Location: London Metropolitan University, 166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB This year’s conference will take place on Tuesday 12th March 2024. It will be delivered in partnership with Islington Council and the London Metropolitan University. At...

VAI Christmas Closure Dates of 2023

    Voluntary Action Islington closes at 5pm on Friday, 22nd December 2023, reopening in the new year on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. The Volunteer Centre is now closed. The volunteering advice sessions will be back on Wednesday 10th, January, with its first advice session in 2024. The sessions will...

Festive Opportunities (December 2023 – January 2024)

FESTIVE PERIOD We wish you a happy festivity (Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year) during the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024. If you are interested in volunteering during this festive season, you can register your volunteering profile and search for available roles or attend one...

Islington Volunteer of the Year Awards 2023

PRESS RELEASE Islington Volunteer of the Year Awards 2023 Hosted by Voluntary Action Islington (VAI) Wednesday 1 November 2023 This year, we are very pleased to announce two winners of the Islington Volunteer of the Year 2023: Zoe Coventry, Middle Eastern Women and Society Organisation (MEWSO) | Little Village |...

AGM & Islington Volunteer of the Year Awards 2023

We invite you to our annual AGM and Volunteer of the Year Awards. Date: Wednesday 1st November 2023 Location: Union Chapel, 198 Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN Book your tickets here!   The event will take place in person. If you cannot join in person, we might be able to share...

Walk-in Covid/Flu clinics – November dates

Please see the poster with the dates and times for November walk-in clinics for Flu/COVID-19.  There are also some generic Covid/Flu posters from the NHS, including languages other than English, which are below. Arabic / Bengali / Farsi / Polish / Somali / Turkish /  A reminder of eligibility and...

Funding Update – 16th October 2023

              City Bridge Foundation Reopens Small Grants Programme: VCSE sector organisations across Greater London can apply for funding to deliver projects and activities that benefit the environment, disabled people, older people, LGBTQIA+ communities, and migrants, asylum seekers and refugees. City Bridge Foundation (formerly known...

Funding Update – 10th October 2023

              Historic England – Celebrating Working Class Histories Grants of up to £25,000 are available through ‘Everyday Heritage Grants: Celebrating Working Class Histories for projects to celebrate working-class communities’ built or historic environments. However, Historic England is keen to fund several smaller projects up...

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