All the latest news from the sector
Nottingham CVS's Ferg Slade will be taking part in a live national Twitter debate on Tuesday 25 November focusing on voice and advocacy - and whether those are still relevant roles for voluntary sector infrastructure organisations.
We are pleased to announce that Nottingham CVS is working in partnership with NCVO to offer specialist support to voluntary organisations working with vulnerable adults looking to develop their skills in campaigning and influencing in the local area.
A Nottingham project aiming to tackle childhood obesity and inactivity has been shortlisted for £50,000 of Big Lottery funding - and is now seeking public support to help secure the money.
A number of community and voluntary organisations in the Lenton area of Nottingham have been hosting a weekly community meal in recent months - and they are appealing for local shops to donate ingredients so they can make their final meal of 2014 a full Christmas dinner with all the trimmings!
The University of Nottingham have launched a new scheme called the Building Enterprise Programme, which aims to support social enterprises - and as part of it, they are offering half-day workshops focusing on different aspects of organisational development.
The University of Nottingham have launched a new scheme called the Building Enterprise Programme, which aims to support social enterprises - and as part of it, they are offering half-day workshops on 'Getting more value from social media' and 'stories in a digital world'.
Equation are a charity who work across Nottinghamshire to reduce and prevent domestic violence - and they are running a range of training courses over the coming months.
Run by Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, this level one course will provide you with solid background knowledge around dementia.
Emmanuel House is a place where homeless people can come for shelter, warmth, food, advice and acceptance - and they are looking for a volunteer who can undertake a listening role with people who visit their centre.
The National Centre for Citizenship and the Law is a Nottingham-based organisation that develops and delivers education programmes in heritage sites across the UK - and they are looking for volunteers to serve in Chair and Non-Executive Director roles.
Headway Nottingham offer a range of support services for people with brain injuries and their families and carers - and they are looking to recruit new Trustees for the coming year.
Belong Nottingham are a charity who are all about promoting social and economic integration of African migrants within the UK society - and they are looking for a volunteer who can help them deliver their aims co-ordinate and manage a small group of volunteers.
Nottinghamshire Hospice are holding their annual 'Santa Cruise' fundraiser in Nottingham city centre on Sunday 7 December - and they are looking for volunteers who can help out by dressing as Santa and collecting money in collection tins.
The first Nottingham Volunteer Awards took place on the evening of Friday 14 November – and the city’s world champion boxer Carl Froch paid tribute to the contribution that volunteers make to local communities as winners were announced.
Places are still available on two forthcoming Nottingham CVS training events – one a briefing for newly-appointed committee members, and one an advice session on using social media.