VAC is posting the latest information and updates on Coronavirus COVID-19 here. The Camden Covid-19 Community Directory is here: http://vac.secure.nonprofitsoapbox.com/covid-19 Please update the directory using this online form: https://www.tfaforms.com/4811729 Covid-19 Resource Page is here: https://vac.org.uk/covid-19-resource-page/ Update 13/2/21 Vaccination and the VCS Many people who work in frontline roles in the social care sector, including in […]
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, […]
Our annual report included a short report on our response to the pandemic as it has been a major part of our recent work to resource Camden’s voluntary and community sector (VCS) to meet the safety and wellbeing needs of our communities. Our concerted efforts in equipping, lobbying for and amplifying the voices of Camden’s […]
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 […]
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.
Here is a brief summary of the top ideas in the report. As ever it’s a mixed bag of old, new, borrowed and distinctly blue. Headlines have focussed on the call for yet another army of volunteers, missing many of the more interesting ideas. Although it may not be perfect it’s by far the best […]
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.
This workshop introduced charities and voluntary groups in Camden and Islington to the Office 365 platform (O365) and some of the key applications that facilitate remote working and collaboration. Using a live demo, we showed what O365 is and what it does, with a deep dive into some of its main applications, including: Outlook Office SharePoint OneDrive Teams.
The VAC Annual Review is out. Have a read and let us know what you think.
This guide, written by a volunteer at the Cranfield Trust, is a great guide to writing a good Trustee report and accounts and the importance this can have when applying for funding.