|Volunteering with VAC! Join our Community Links Team
Are you able to commit to at least 2 hours per week and interested in supporting people in your community to access health and wellbeing services?
Community Links Volunteers are a part of the Care Navigation and Social Prescribing Service in Camden. They support social prescribing in a variety of ways including signposting residents to community-based activities, helping with referrals, motivating users to connect with new interests and activities, accompanying residents to appointments and introducing them to a range of different opportunities in Camden.
For more info and to apply, please click here
Or contact Mandira Manandhar on email@example.com or 020 7284 6573
Community Safeguarding Partnership’s upcoming sessions
It’s not too late to grab your free ticket for the Community Safeguarding Partnership’s upcoming sessions.
Free for VAC members, organisations and groups delivering services to under 18’s in Camden:
Virtual Women and Girls’ Personal Safety and Awareness.
Monday Jun 27th 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Learn more and get your ticket here
Virtual Introduction to Safer Recruitment: for small orgs and community groups.
Monday Jul 11th 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Learn more and get your ticket here
Focus on Organisational Development this Summer with Link UP!
Link UP London provides access to bespoke skilled support for charities, social enterprises and community groups for free.
Link UP Volunteers have industry specific knowledge in areas of crucial importance to any charitable organisation’s development such as finance, legal, human resources, communications, data analysis, social media, and much more.
Book a chat here
Or sign up directly here
TfL bus service review
Available until 12th July
TfL are looking for your feedback in their bus review consultation
Following a review of London’s bus network, TfL has launched a public consultation proposing changes to bus routes, including some in Hammersmith and Fulham borough.
Find out which bus routes are included and take TfL’s survey here
Camden New Town Community Festival
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th July in Camden Square Gardens NW1
Saturday, 4pm-8pm includes Jazz, poetry and ‘open mike’
Sunday, 12pm-6pm is a day for Families.
To book a stall (Sunday only), volunteer or make a donation please contact the Festival team on 020 7485 6827 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Camden Safer Neighbourhood Board (SNB) AGM
The meeting will start at 6.30 with the formal AGM. It will be followed from 7.15/30 with a discussion around the subject of `Building trust and confidence in policing’. Speakers will include Sophie Linden the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime.
To join, please email email@example.com
Russell Cooke Charity bulletin
In their last newsletter, the Russell Cooke Charity bulletin summarised the key changes that would be brought in by the Charities Act 2022.
The Government has now published an implementation plan explaining when the changes made by the Act will be legally effective. The first changes are expected in Autumn 2022, with the rest taking effect in Spring or Autumn 2023.
To keep up to date or learn more about regulatory and legal updates for charities, visit their website here
Birmingham University & Camden adult social care survey
Birmingham University is working with Camden Council to find out how adult social care may be helping to make people’s lives better, what works well and what is not working.
The research includes 2 confidential interviews, one at the start and another approximately six months later. These interviews would ask about your life, how things may be changing for you, and what you may (or may not have found helpful. Lasting 30-45 minutes the interviews will take place either over the phone or via zoom, depending on preference.
To thank participants there is a £20 shopping voucher available for the first interview, and an additional £30 voucher for the second
If you are interested or would like to know more about the research please contact Philip Kinghorn on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07754 708 202
Camley Street Festival
Sunday 26th June, 11-4pm.
Camley Street Underpass, Near 120 Camley Street, N1C 4PG
Join us for a fun-packed day as part of this year’s London Festival of Architecture for the grand opening of ‘Connecting Camley Street’ – an art installation designed by local young people and artists Rochester Square – by Deputy Mayor Nazma Rahman at 1pm.
With fantastic performances by local musicians, complimentary food for local residents and the chance to have your say on future plans for the redevelopment of Camley Street.
Contact us to learn more at email@example.com
North London Cares vacancy: Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs)
Deadline: 11.59pm 4th July 2022
North London Cares seeks to bring together people across Camden and Islington to tackle loneliness, increase connections and reduce isolation.
One of our wonderful Social Clubs Coordinators is off on her travels from September, so we are looking for a new full time Programme Coordinator to start in August.
For more details or to apply, please click here
C4WS Women’s Group vacancy: Voluntary Facilitator
Deadline: Friday 8th July
Hours: Estimated 5-6 hours fortnightly
The C4WS Women’s Group prides itself on being a peer-led space for women in the C4WS network.
The group meets fortnightly and connect over a variety of activities including painting, crochet, card-making, workshops, spa experiences, and events/day trips.
At each session, there is also an opportunity for members to stock up on toiletries, sanitary products, and clothing. Every member can also claim for travel reimbursement.
We are looking for somebody who will coordinate the group and facilitate its sessions going forward. The position is voluntary only (expenses reimbursed).
To apply please send your CV and a cover letter (no more than two A4 sides) to firstname.lastname@example.org
NB: The position requires an enhanced DBS check. Training around processes and policies will be provided.
Pascal Theatre Company: Vacancy for Heritage Project Manager
Deadline: 13 July 2022
Pascal Theatre Company are looking for an experienced, freelance Project Manager to work part-time on a two year Women’s Heritage programme. The appointee will oversee all strands of the project. These include managing community workshops, events, film, research and the development of website resources. Close collaboration with the Director is required to realise the main aims, outcomes and outputs. Work will be hybrid and hours are flexible.
For further information, please contact Sally: email@example.com
The Royal Free Charity vacancy: Volunteer Team Database Administrator.
This is a part-time role, 22.5 hours per week over 3 days in the office. Maternity Cover, initially 9 months with a possible extension to 12 months
The main task of the role is to manage the volunteer database and communicate with the volunteers.
To apply please submit a CV, equal opportunity form and supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification.
To view the full job description and apply please click this link or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
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