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We are hiring! New Volunteer Centre and Time Bank Coordinator required

We are seeking a new Volunteer Centre and Timebank Coordinator. As Coordinator, you will be responsible for the operation of the Volunteer Centre in Basildon and the delivery of its projects. This includes the recruitment, placement and development of volunteering opportunities in Basildon.

You will also be required to manage…

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Making Every Contact Count Training

BBWCVS in partnership with PROVIDE are pleased to be offering Making Every Contact Count training (MECC) to all professionals and volunteers.

 MECC training is suitable for health professionals or anyone with service user facing occupations who can offer health and wellbeing advice and signposting.

 Learning Outcomes:

Basildon Homeless Shelter Given Highest Accolade for care!

Housing Justice is pleased to announce that Basildon Emergency Night shelter (BENS) has today, 06 July 2018, achieved the Housing Justice Quality Mark for Church and Community Night Shelters for Excellent Practice.

The HJQM accreditation is offered at either “Safe Practice” or “Excellent Practice”. The detailed standards include volunteers training,…

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BBWCVS Networking Forums

Please save the dates for the 2018 Networking Forums which will be held from 9:30am to 12:30pm at The George Hurd Centre*, Audley Way, Basildon SS14 2FL.

Tuesday 12th June

Tuesday 25th September

Tuesday 4th December

Our Networking Forums are held on a quarterly basis and they are an ideal opportunity to promote your…

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ASPIRE – Growing Leadership in the Voluntary and Community Sector in Essex

A new 12 month leadership opportunity is commencing November 2017 offering a personal programme for fifteen senior professionals working in the third sector.

The programme includes a menu of opportunities including personal diagnostics and coaching, group learning, a launch workshop and action learning sets, bespoke development aligned to your personal…

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INVITATION TO TENDER Young People’s Leadership Training Programme

Press Release: 04/16-17

 28 March 2017

INVITATION TO TENDER 

Young People’s Leadership Training Programme

The Heart of Pitsea is interested in developing a programme to improve the skills, abilities and confidence of those participating in the Youth YOUnique Generation Youth Forum.

The forum, which meets fortnightly, consists of 10 young people aged between 13-19. …

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15/03/2017 BBWCVS Host Big Lottery Fund at Forum

BBWCVS in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund is hosting a Forum on Wednesday 15th March, at Room 2, The Basildon Centre.

Ruth Stephens, the new Funding and Relationship Manager for Essex at the Big Lottery Fund will be in attendance to give an overview of how the Lottery is…

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23/01/2017 Personal Safety Training

We are pleased to invite you to a Personal Safety training event to be delivered by Suzy Lamplugh Trust who are offering this free half day training as part of their small charity training scheme for BBWCVS.

Suzy Lamplugh Trust is a personal safety charity, with 30 years of expertise in the lone worker industry. Working as a…

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