Voluntary Action Camden

16th March 2022 Voluntary Action Forum: Community Vaccine Champions Project and Benchmarking Community Building Services

At this Forum we discussed a new local project sponsored by Department of Levelling Up Housing & Communities (DLUHC) to reduce inequalities in the uptake of COVID vaccination in Camden. Hear about the various different activities planned as part of this project, including a new grant programme for organisations, unregistered groups, and local residents.

Presentations for this event:

More Information:

  • sam.rowe2@camden.gov.uk. (Senior Community Partner). Working on Community Buildings. TWO EVENSTS for Building Managers 1. Procurement Exchange (Hosted by Camden Council) 30th March 12:30-1:30 AND 2. Training Event ‘Community Buildings: Charities, Properties and the Law’ (Trainers Supplied by Ethical Property Foundation)
  • rachel.woolf@streetstorage.org if anyone knows people on the street or in vulnerable housing who haven’t had vaccine 1,2 or 3 or who want to talk about it with a nurse, vaccinator or doctor. We are coordinating dates for vaccination drop ins March and April today so I will let people know this week.

At the request of some community buildings managers Camden Council is inviting people who are purchasing services to meet together for a Procurement Exchange. If there is sufficient interest we will be hosting an lunchtime meeting Wed 30th March 12:30-13:30 on Zoom.

This is a participatory meeting to enable anyone responsible for building management (such as Facilities Managers, Centre Managers, Super Caretakers etc) to meet up and discuss costs associated with running a community building.

In the first instance we will be asking you about your costs of statutory compliance otherwise known as health and safety checks – what should you pay for a fire safety report, who does yours, is what should you expect from a legionella contractor, who is Pat Testing??? etc.

To express an interest, or find out more please complete the online survey to prioritise our efforts in the link here https://forms.office.com/r/1m4FG12ins. For any other questions or queries please do get in touch with me. Please complete the survey with your details to get the Zoom link. Please can you complete the survey by Monday 28th March