All the latest news from the sector
Dunkirk and Lenton Partnership Forum are looking for volunteers to take part in community archaeology project they are leading, which will involve uncovering Lenton Priory - which was built way back in the year 1106!
The British Heart Foundation receive many calls each day from members of the public offering to donate furniture and electrical items - and they need volunteers who who can take those calls and arrange collections.
Shortlisting has now been completed for the Nottingham Volunteer Awards 2014 - which is a celebration of the key contribution made to Nottingham by volunteers of all ages and backgrounds.
A Nottingham-based community group have launched an appeal for donations of Christmas gifts that can be given out to disadvantaged children and young people.
At Nottingham CVS we have launched a new page on our website with information on microvolunteering - and we are inviting local organisations to get in touch if they have any microvolunteering roles they would like us to help promote.
A major review of child development in Nottingham city is currently underway as part of the city 'Right Support, Right Time' project - and people who have completed an online survey as part of the review are being asked to visit the survey site again, following the discovery of a problem with the site.
Bulwell Forest Garden is a community project that grows fresh produce for people in the local community - and they are looking for a volunteer who can help deliver environmental play activities for children, as well as health and wellbeing events.
Signpost to Polish Success are a Nottingham-based charity who supports new arrivals from Eastern Europe, mainly Poland - and they are looking for a volunteer with knowledge of Microsoft Access to show them how to analyse the data they hold and make reports.
SSAFA are a charity who provide a range of services to current and ex-members of the armed forces - and they are looking for a Volunteer Case Worket who can meet people face to face to talk through their problems and assess what support they need.
The Nottingham-based organisation Indigo Brave are looking for a volunteer to help them with 'Basket Brigade' - an annual global initiative that sees millions of food parcels delivered each year to families in crisis.
Closing dates: Vary depending on role.
Anyone wanting to donate food items to local food banks can now bring items to Nottingham CVS - thanks to one of the charities who are based in our building in Nottingham city centre.
Places are still available at a professional advice surgery taking place on Friday 7 November aimed at community and social enterprises.
In this latest instalment of our ‘Spotlight on...’ feature we focus on Emmanuel House - a charity who do amazing work to support homeless people in Nottingham. The following article has been written by Kimberley Winter from the charity...
Emmanuel House have launched a fundraising campaign to help them continue the service they offer in providing hot meals every day to homeless people in Nottingham.