Volunteering can change your life
Our Volunteering Advisor talked to Sue Hay from the Active Citizens Together Project earlier this year, about how volunteering changed his life. Read his story as published in Active Citizens Together, here.
Opportunities to engage with healthcare, psychology or speech and language therapy
If you are interested in working with people in a caring and supportive role, and have an afternoon or morning available during the week, there are lots of opportunities at Headway Bedford.
Break the Stigma - Let's Be Open about Mental Health
The Let's Be Open About Mental Health To Break The Stigma campaign was set up to help start conversations about mental health, raise awareness, and to help people across the county understand more about the subject dispelling common misconceptions.
New Bursary Fund for Training from VOCypf
A new Bursary Fund has been announced, to help voluntary organisations in Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire to access training for staff and volunteers.
The Academy of Social Work and Early Intervention Training Offer
The Academy of Social Work and Early Intervention (The Academy) at Central Bedfordshire Council offers training and qualifications to Bedfordshire’s children’s workforce. Most qualifications are delivered ‘on-the-job’ and offer flexible starts.
Volunteer to Care with Good Neighbours
Good Neighbours schemes operate throughout Bedfordshire, with volunteers taking care of the needs of residents in their local community. Ampthill and District Good Neighbours are one example of a scheme from which you can learn more about how volunteering in this way might work for you. #volunteertocare
Volunteer to care with Friends of Refugees
Friends of Refugees know how to show they care - will you join them?
VOCypf Early Help Service
The revised workforce development offer for Bedford Borough Early Help Service is now available.
Community: Hate Crime
Bedfordshire Police have issued a new Hate Crime leaflet and would like organisations to share this and promote the message through their networks and media.
A4S values the work of Trustees
The vital role of Trustees in Bedfordshire (3) - With a theme of ‘Stronger Charities through Good Leadership’ for this year’s Trustees’ week, we take a look at the impact that a dedicated team of trustees have had on one local charity.