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Voluntary Action Islington News & Policy

Together We Can – Improve employment prospects for volunteers

Voluntary Action Islington is running Together We Can, a project that will work with local organisations to improve the future employability of Islington residents through volunteering. We are currently contacting organisations interested in taking part in the project, which will start in October 2017. We will work with up to 30...
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Islington VCS Organisations Directory – URGENT UPDATE

Islington’s directory of voluntary and community organisations is developed in partnership with Islington Council and maintained by Voluntary Action Islington. Being part of the directory gives your organisation the best chance of being found by people/organisations who need your support or volunteers who would like to help out in Islington!...

VAI to continue running the Strengthening Volunteering Project

Maximising potential from Volunteer Management Strengthening Volunteering Project 2017 – 2018   Voluntary Action Islington has successfully applied to City Bridge Trust to continue running the Strengthening Volunteering Project for another year. The project will work with local organisations to develop and improve the induction and management of volunteers. We...
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Capacity Building Essentials Project 2017 – 2018

The Capacity Building Essentials project is a project which will work with 18 small Islington voluntary and community organisations who require support with developing their organisation’s effectiveness and sustainability. The project offers help with Business Planning, Financial Management, Publicity & Promotion, Fundraising, Monitoring and Evaluation. The programme will be delivered...
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Volunteer Achievement Awards from the Mayor of London – Nominations close next week!

The time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2017 Achievement Awards is expiring – nominations close next week on 21 July 2017!! Volunteers can be nominated across a broad range of categories that seek to capture the full diversity of London’s...
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Matthew Ryder, London’s Deputy Mayor for Social Integration is visiting organisations in Islington

Matthew Ryder, London’s Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement is undertaking a visit to Islington on 29 June 2017. The visit has been organised for Matthew to meet with volunteers and organisations that have relationships with the GLA’s Team London, Diversity & Social Policy and Sport...
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VAI is seeking a Capacity Building Officer

We are seeking a Capacity Building Officer to support voluntary organisations in Islington to develop their volunteer recruitment and management processes. One third of Islington’s residents of working age do not work, and are more likely to be unemployed for a longer period than residents of other London boroughs. The...
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Funding Booklet June 2017

The latest Voluntary Action Islington Funding Booklet has been released. Please also note that there are some up and coming funding deadlines in June! This small and medium sized grants booklet has been developed to help voluntary and community organisations in Islington in their fundraising efforts. Check out our list of...
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Volunteer Achievement Awards from the Mayor of London

Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2017 Achievement Awards – nominations close on 21 July 2017. Volunteers can be nominated across a broad range of categories that seek to capture the full diversity of London’s...
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VAI is seeking a Capacity Building Officer

We are seeking a Capacity Building Officer to support voluntary organisations in Islington to develop their volunteer recruitment and management processes. One third of Islington’s residents of working age do not work, and are more likely to be unemployed for a longer period than residents of other London boroughs. The...
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