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December 2018

Knife Crime and Grooming

05/12/2018 @ 09:30 - 12:00
Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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Signs and Symptoms of Grooming and Child Criminal Exploitation PLUS launch of ICN Community Safety Group Anti-Tribalism Movement (ATM) in collaboration with Voluntary Action Islington and Council of Somali Organisations are hosting a workshop on Knife Crime and Grooming, delivered by Trident Partnership Team . The workshop aims to cover the ‘Signs and Symptoms of Grooming and Child Criminal Exploitation'. This workshop is aimed at: • Organisations and individuals who work with young people • Professionals who have an interest…

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Help to Develop Your Community Organisation, 1-to-1 Advice Sessions

13/12/2018 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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Voluntary Action Islington provides free help to support the development of smaller Islington based community organisations. “It was very helpful, without the advice we would not be where we are today.” An initial session will be for up to 1 hour and a follow up meeting can be provided if necessary. If you would like help with starting a new community organisation, developing your management committee, fundraising, Business Planning or anything else, please do book a session. The appointment times…

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January 2019

Help to Develop Your Community Organisation, 1-to-1 Advice Sessions

January 17 @ 10:00 - 13:00

Voluntary Action Islington provides free help to support the development of smaller Islington based community organisations. “It was very helpful, without the advice we would not be where we are today.” An initial session will be for up to 1 hour and a follow up meeting can be provided if necessary. If you would like help with starting a new community organisation, developing your management committee, fundraising, Business Planning or anything else, please do book a session. The appointment times…

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Directing residents to adult learning or support to find work

January 21 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Committee Room 1, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street
London, N12UD
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Islington has a strong, diverse and growing economy. There are 18,000 businesses based in the borough and 90 organisations that offer support and advice to residents who are looking for work. Yet many residents who want work - and whose lives would be better if they had an income - feel ‘stuck’ and unable to take steps towards better skills or a more secure income. This session will give you an overview of Islington’s economy and how you can help…

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Online fundraising – Reaching New Audiences Online

January 24 @ 10:30 - 13:00
Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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This free masterclass will show how groups can: • demonstrate their impact online • convert online supporters into donations. The session will also: • focus on the basics of social media outreach • explain how groups can join Localgiving's development project Hosted by Conor Kelly, the Partnerships & Programmes Manager at Localgiving. For voluntary and community organisations and community groups working in Islington. Places are limited so please book online here.

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Education and school advice training for frontline workers

January 25 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Committee Room 5, Islington Town Hall, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street,
London, N12UD United Kingdom
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School admissions and exclusion appeals; helping a child who has special educational needs; tackling bullying. This workshop is part of the advice training programme organised by VAI and Islington Council, in partnership with the Islington Strategic Advice Partnership for front line workers who are not advice specialists but would like to increase their knowledge of key areas of advice. This programme is offering a range of advice training sessions. Details of each training session can be found here. WHO SHOULD ATTEND Community organisations and groups who are not…

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Big Lottery Fund 1-to-1 surgeries

January 30 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Voluntary Action Islington runs monthly 1- to -1 surgeries with the Big Lottery Fund at the end of each month, the aim of these 1-to-1 sessions are to provide groups wishing to make an application with a review of their ideas and direction on what the Big Lottery Fund in line with their priorities. They will also provide direction as to what groups will need to do if they progress onto the other stages of the application process. There are currently 2…

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Islington & Camden January 2019 Volunteering Fair

January 31 @ 12:00 - 14:00
Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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This January  we are joining forces again with our good friends @ Volunteer Centre Camden this time in the heart of King’s Cross at Voluntary Action Islington, Pentonville Road, N1 9JP on Thursday 31st January 2019, 12-2pm. Join 35 local organisations that are looking to recruit volunteers for volunteering roles in Islington, Camden and a bit beyond at our Winter 2019 Volunteering Fair. If your organisation wants to recruit volunteers in Islington or Camden at the fair, then book your…

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February 2019

ICN Partnerships Groups Launch: Let Our VCS Organisations Work Together to Address Big Local Issues

February 5 @ 10:00 - 14:00
Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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We want to form effective working partnerships to tackle four big local issues… At the last ICN conference the local voluntary sector discussed four big local issues in detail: •  Community Safety •  Health and Well Being •  Inequality •  Poverty At the launch we will: •  Review the key Islington issues/challenges under each of the 4 themes above •  Collectively identify and prioritise challenges •  If your organisation has the appetite… agree to start seeking funding for our partnerships. Please book online…

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Help to Develop Your Community Organisation, 1-to-1 Advice Sessions

February 21 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Voluntary Action Islington, 200a Pentonville Road
London, N1 9JP United Kingdom
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Voluntary Action Islington provides free help to support the development of smaller Islington based community organisations. “It was very helpful, without the advice we would not be where we are today.” An initial session will be for up to 1 hour and a follow up meeting can be provided if necessary. If you would like help with starting a new community organisation, developing your management committee, fundraising, Business Planning or anything else, please do book a session. The appointment times…

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