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Strengthening Communities Through Volunteering

Voluntary Action Islington started working on the Strengthening Communities Through Volunteering project for 12 weeks. The project has been funded by the London Community Response Fund/City Bridge Trust. The aim is to help local voluntary organisations support volunteers and local people better at a time when health & safety and safeguarding are essential and remote working is the new normal.

The project provides support and advice to Islington organisations on:

  • Recruitment in the context of Covid-19
  • Volunteer induction, support and supervision. Methods of remote management.
  • Promoting volunteering opportunities online
  • Safeguarding in the context of Covid-19
  • Staying safe whilst volunteering

Free online seminars and clinics:

–  Volunteer Management Clinic (45 minutes 1-2-1 sessions),  5th August (fully booked)
–  Volunteer Managers’ Forum & Networking, 12th  August, 11am – 12pm (fully booked)
–  Volunteers Management Clinic (45 minutes 1-2-1 sessions),  19th August (fully booked)
–  Volunteers Management Clinic (45 minutes 1-2-1 sessions),  26th August
–  Volunteer Management Clinic (45 minutes 1-2-1 sessions),  9th September
–  Volunteer Managers’ Forum & Networking, 23rd September 11am – 12@30pm

For further information about the project please contact marta.aparicio@vai.org.uk

 

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