VAC Photo Competition

Enter your photo illustrating Camden’s vibrant communities for a chance to win £50. The theme is community resilience. We are looking for photos that picture vibrant communities living and working Camden come together and participate in various aspects of community activity. Pictures could be of people, places, activities or community work. To enter send your […]

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Employment Law Update

Employment Law Update Tuesday, June 10, 2014 1:45 pm – 5:30 pm Voluntary Action Camden, London Looking back at the main changes in 2013/14 and in the near future which will particularly affect the rights of employees and HR practice in small to medium sized organisations. The session will give an overview of several HR […]

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Camden Community Festivals Fund Launched

The fund is to sustain and develop Camden’s rich culture, its strong communities and dynamic partnerships by supporting quality, creative events, projects and activities. This year the fund is managed by Voluntary Action Camden (VAC). Applications are welcome for grants of £200 to £5000 for: • Small-scale events with a capacity of under 500 people, […]

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Dementia Friends Information Sessions

Would you like to improve your understanding of dementia and what it might be like to live with the condition? People with dementia sometimes need a helping hand to go about their daily lives and feel included in their local community. Dementia Friends is about raising awareness and encouraging people to do the small things […]

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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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Demonstrating Our Impact: Download VAC’s Annual Report 2012-13

 This year’s Annual Report focuses on some of our key achievements throughout  2013-13.  In particular it seeks to tell the ‘human experience’ behind the numbers  through case studies, allowing the people we work with to tell their story in their own  words.  In doing so we hope to demonstrate the difference we have made to the civil […]

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Complex Families Event 28th November 2013

If you are a group or organisation working with complex families, individuals including young people, this event will be of interest to you. Camden, like all other authorities, has signed up to deliver the Government’s troubled families agenda. Whilst the emphasis the Government’s focus has brought to this agenda and the funding which has been […]

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Deadline Soon! Age UK Camden small grant fund of £2500 to give away to clubs and groups

Age UK Camden understand the importance of local groups and the impact they have for Older people in Camden, and hope that these small grants will assist groups in with their continuing support for older people in the community. The grants will be offered to groups with the majority of members being ages 60 and […]

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Financial Management on Thursday 28th November

This session is aimed at Trustees or aspiring Trustees. However, managers, coordinators and directors of VCS organisations will also benefit in attending this session. Delegates will learn about setting a budget, reading and managing the financial accounts of their organisation and they will gain skills and knowledge to maintain a healthy control of the finances. […]

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Chairing Meetings & Presentation Skills training – 3rd December 2013.

This workshop will cover the following topics: § Planning a workshop § Facilitating a workshop § Chairing & Handling Effective Meetings § Effective Communications: Preparing Presentations & Delivering Presentations The workshop is based on the National Occupational Standards of Management & Leadership, and is for staff, trustees or volunteers who have responsibility of planning and […]

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