News Archive: October 2012

Last chance to book for the Safer Network workshop!

This is a joint partnership between the London Borough of Wandsworth and Safe Network offering the voluntary and community sector the opportunity to receive an update on the new Disclosure and Barring scheme and the Safe Network Standards.

The session will support organisations to:

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Opportunity of the Week @ Groundwork London

This week's featured volunteer opportunity is:

Painting Volunteer - Let's Paint All Saints!, Groundwork London

Opportunity Description

As part of the Let's Colour project, Groundwork London and Dulux are working with local residents and volunteers to paint a large, unsightly wall overlooking the All Saints Recreation Ground in Colliers Wood in bright vibrant colours. This is a fantastic opportunity to get out in your local community, interact with other local volunteers and make a real tangible difference to the area.

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Sunday Telegraph British Volunteer Awards

Following the success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games volunteer programme, the Sunday Telegraph and Waitrose have launched the British Volunteer Awards.

In order to reward them and raise awareness of the good work volunteers do already, The Sunday Telegraph has decided to launch these awards.

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Train your staff for free* with Smart Training

Today’s charity world is more challenging than ever before with increasing competition and a difficult economic climate. But as one of the UK’s leading training companies Smart Training can offer you the opportunity to stay ahead of the game – and it needn’t cost you a penny!

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Opportunity of the Week @ SHAD Wandsworth

This week's featured volunteer opportunity is:

Disability Assistance Support Volunteer, Support and Housing Assistance for People with Disabilities (SHAD)

Opportunity Description

SHAD is a charity company that supports, houses and provides assistance for people with disabilities, we are based in Balham and we are looking for volunteers to come and join SHAD.

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