VAC is pleased to announce the launch of a Grant scheme for grassroots organisations in Camden to help them pay for meeting space and venue hire in the borough. The scheme is funded by Google and will be run by VAC. The intention is to help grassroots organisations get back into buildings by helping them […]
As part of our Health Inequalities Network’s partnership with Camden Healthwatch and NHS GP Services, Dianne Carlton-Ogunyemi talks to Dr Daniel Beck, GP Partner from Swiss Cottage Surgery and Chair of the CHE GP Federation.
Together they discuss some of the current concerns around vaccine hesitancy, the importance of speaking to your GP if you need advice or further information and some of the new initiatives being used in Camden to reach communities, like the Covid vaccination bus.
Engagement with VCS partners during the pandemic has highlighted specific needs and gaps within the VCS, which contributed to increased inequalities within our communities. VAC dedicated two forums in July to this emerging issue and the council gave preliminary findings from their report (Building Equal Foundations). Many small organisations working with and run by Black, […]
In Camden and right across the country, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health differences that excessively affect people from Black, Asian and other ethnic backgrounds and those with disabilities. In partnership with the NHS, Public Health and VCS collaborators Camden Disability Action and Camden Healthwatch; the Health Inequalities Network aims to develop and deliver initiatives […]
This workshop will introduce you to Google Workplace (also known as GCloud, Suite) and some of the key applications that facilitate remote working and collaboration. Using a live demo, we will show you what Google Workspace is and what it does, with a deep dive into some of its main applications.
Following on from the session we ran on using Office 365 earlier this year, this one-hour session will take a look at using SharePoint, OneDrive and Teams as an online space for storing and accessing your documents remotely.
Many charities and small community groups have an interest in using social media to engage with their service users, as well as share information about their work and the difference they are making. However, many of us are unclear which channels to focus on, what are goals are and how we actually use and manage social media effectively.
As a result of the pandemic, many charities and community groups have had to swiftly adapt to delivering services and engaging with their stakeholders online. Many of us are now familiar with technologies like Teams and Zoom but we don’t necessarily know enough about how to use them to make the most of collaboration and remote working.
This one-hour session will focus on how to set up and use Teams to support collaboration and remote working.
VAC is managed by a Board of Trustee which is elected annually. Members of the Board of Trustees are nominated by VAC Members in accordance with the requirements of the Memorandum and Article of Association (our governing document). Officers Julie Christie-Webb was elected (Chair) of the Board of Trustees in 2018 and a trustee since […]
This two-hour online workshop introduced delegates to the concept of using a CRM system and database to record and manage your work. We showed how to assess your requirements for a new system, and what you need to think about before you embark on such a project.