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 8/1/21 Latest Lockdown rules overview here. Summary here. Full details here. Summary from the Mayor here. Audio translations from […]
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.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barnardo’s, in partnership with The Department for Education (DfE), will be delivering a new and innovative programme across England that aims to support the most vulnerable children and young people who are often hidden from view. We would like to hear from any BAME organisations working with or delivering services to: *Under 5’s […]
In our first series of interviews, VAC’s Safeguarding Lead talks to Leethen Bartholomew, Head of The National FGM Centre, about the rise in Domestic Violence and child neglect cases, emerging stories of faith groups promoting and selling Covid-19 protection and miracle cures and the recent data that black, asian and ethnic minorities are being dis proportionally effected by Covid-19.
If you use the Camden Learning and Development service to train your staff or volunteers then how you access it is changing. Camden Learning and Development are working to ensure the offer meets the needs of the sector and will be working to finalise arrangements over the coming months. However, interim arrangements have been put […]