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Friday, May 13th, 2016

Qualifications in volunteer management

Voluntary Action Sheffield is offering its nationally recognised qualifications in volunteer management via distance learning.

Prices start at £350 for a Level 3 qualification.

See details on the Voluntary Action Sheffield website.

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Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Changes UK launches ‘Recovery Central’ in Birmingham

A new £1m centre to help people recovering from drugs and alcohol addiction rebuild their lives has been completed in Birmingham.

Recovery Central, the brainchild of successful social enterprise and charity Changes UK, is one of the largest venues of its kind ever built in the UK and provides a one-stop shop for the recovery community, including a new

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Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Sainsbury’s Local Food Partner Programme

Sainsbury’s continues to expand its Local Food Partner Programme and is accepting applications from local charities to join the network. Local food partner charities can collect dry and tinned food donated by customers and/or fresh food donated by Sainsbury’s to distribute in the community. Applicants must be a registered charity, have appropriate Food Hygiene certification

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Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Small Charities Week 2016

13th – 18th June 2016

Small Charity Week is an annual event to celebrate and raise the profile of the small charity sector (those charities with a turnover under £1.5 million) and the amazing work they do.

Small Charity Week, now in its seventh year, is a week-long event comprising of a series of activities and initiatives to support and raise awareness of the hundreds and thousands of small charities that, every day, make a huge difference to vulnerable communities right across the UK and the rest of the world.

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Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Charities at risk of online extortion demands

This warning has been published by the Charity Commission of a scam that is affecting charities:

Charities at risk of online extortion demands

Trustees, charity professionals and volunteers should be aware of online extortion or ‘ransom’ demands currently affecting UK businesses. This is because charities could also be vulnerable to attack and so are encouraged to be

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Friday, February 26th, 2016

Solihull Local Account – Adult Social Care performance info online

Welcome to our Adult Social Care Local Account 2015/16 – our first online version!

The Local Account lets Solihull people know how well we are doing in delivering care and support services. Ultimately though, it’s not for us to judge, but for those people receiving services and the families, friends and neighbours who support them. We

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Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Diary dates in the charity world 2016

This calendar of UK charity and health awareness days and fundraising events for 2016 has been compiled by ChangeStar.

It’s available on the page linked to below or as a pdf to download.

ChangeStar what’s on in the charity world 2016

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Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Shared Lives Scheme

Solihull Council is working in conjunction with Coventry City Council to develop a Shared Lives Scheme and we are looking to recruit Shared Lives Carers to be part of it. In return, carers will receive a generous allowance.

Anyone can apply to become a Shared Lives Carer. You may have had experience of working in social care,

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Friday, December 4th, 2015

The Job Squad! – Skills for Jobs

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Friday, October 16th, 2015

Updated Voluntary and Community Directory published

The Directory of Solihull groups has been refreshed and republished. Find details of the hundreds of voluntary and community groups in Solihull.

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