Introduction The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will increase privacy for individuals and give regulatory authorities greater powers. VAC has produced a series of briefings, starting with an introduction and leading to practical guidance for local organisations and has run a series of workshops in Feb/March 2018. Data protection law will change from 25 […]
The English health inequalities strategy (1997 – 2010) turns out to have been an extraordinary success A landmark report into the English health inequalities strategy–a cross government strategy implemented between 1997 and 2010 to reduce health inequalities in England. This was one of the most ambitious strategies of its kind ever undertaken and aimed to […]
With my experience being a volunteer previously, I believe it is a great way to use your free time to learn, gain experience, upgrade skills and to meet new people (expanding your network).
I remember it well – the first time I ever ran a workshop for Voluntary Action Camden. The pounding heart, dry mouth, shaking hands. What if I forget what I want to say? What if my mind goes totally blank? What if..? Several years on and some 50 or so workshops later, talking to a […]
Supporting Well-Being in Times of Austerity – The Real Value of the Community and Voluntary Sector. Report to Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee from Healthwatch Camden and Voluntary Action Camden.
Len Lauk, local Camden resident, began volunteering with VAC in July 2013 to help with admin and ICT. Len quickly took on more roles and was soon instrumental in helping VAC to demonstrate impact through it’s case study programme. Here Len tells us why volunteering was so important for him and how it helped him secure paid work in a local Camden civil society organisation.
Peter Simonson, a local Camden resident, began volunteering with VAC in April 2014 on the volunteer Heath Advocacy Project. Here Peter tells us about the difference the project is making in the community, and how volunteering has helped him gain valuable skills in the public health field.
Through our diverse range of services and projects, working for VAC offers many exciting opportunities to help protect, promote and defend voluntary and community activity in Camden. Details of any paid vacancies at VAC will be posted on this page. For other voluntary sector jobs in Camden please visit the ‘Jobs’ section of the lastest VAC […]
We have been working really hard to better show how our services, projects and collaborative work with partners have made an impact on civil society in Camden. Take a look through our latest Annual Report to see how VAC’s work in the community is helping to make Camden a better place for all who live, work […]
VAC’s membership is completely free and it entitles Camden residents and community organisations to get access to VAC information, networks and resources, and access support and advice on a range of issues. Members also get significantly reduced rates for a number of our services, including: Discounted rates on Room Hire Attendance at training/events Consultancy support […]