Save Money with the Camden Bulk Buy Scheme

Voluntary Action Camden is aware of the pressures faced by its members, in needing to reduce costs. Additionally, with the current squeeze on funding, many charities are under-resourced and as a result each staff member is left with more work to cope with. The result is that charities are desperate to reduce costs, but struggle […]

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‘Improving population awareness and early detection of cancer in the London Borough of Camden’.

There is currently research being conducted by City University aimed at improving early detection rates and treatment of cancer, particularly within the Bangladeshi Community in Camden. The researchers are trying to reach, • Women over the age of 65 • Bangladeshi men and women over the age of 40. • Men and women over the […]

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Business Start Up for Social Enterprise, Micro-Enterprise Sole Trader: 14th Feb – 21st March

Are you looking to cross the social and business divide by using your own life experiences to set up a business enterprise with a social focus?  If the answer is yes, then bring a little love into your dream venture this Valentine’s Day with this fantastic course, jointly delivered by VAC and Mary Ward. Take […]

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Introduction to Volunteering training – Free if you’ve never volunteered before!

Volunteer Centre Camden is offering FREE training to people who have never volunteered before and who would like to know more about it to get started.  If you haven’t volunteered before and  need some support/confidence building before you start, this is for you! Training runs from 10am to 2pm at various venues around Camden, and […]

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Launch of new ‘Give Camden’ website by London Community Foundation

The London Community Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Give Camden, a convenient way for businesses and individuals to provide immediate funding for local Camden charities AND help build up an endowment to provide support for the local voluntary sector in the future. The way it works is simple: donors can give a […]

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Welcome to One Camden

OneCamden is a new portal to help you access Voluntary and Community Sector support in Camden.  Find support to help you volunteer, or find volunteers; support for your voluntary organisation (from charity registration to Community Accountancy); or get advice on starting a Social Enterprise.  There are links and resources on this site and links to […]

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Camden Good Neighbour Schemes

VAC are working in partnership with seven of Camden’s Good Neighbour Schemes through a post funded by the London Borough of Camden People’s Fund. Good Neighbour Schemes provide vital services through recruiting and supporting local volunteers to befriend and support older people, enabling them to stay in their own homes. All of the Good Neighbour […]

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